NASA eClips™: How Do You Get a Plane to Mars?
Target: Grades K-5
Length: 6 minutes 17 seconds
NASA eClips™: Our World
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Airplanes cannot fly to Mars. How does NASA get a plane to Mars so it can soar above the surface and collect data about the Martian atmosphere? Learn about the aeroshell, or protective case, created to take Ares to Mars.