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Upcoming Event: LDSD Mars Landing Technology Flight TestJune 8, 10 a.m. PT (1 p.m. ET, 1700 UTC)Watch live as our Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator takes to the skies over Kauai, Hawaii, in its second flight test. Via cameras aboard the test vehicle, media and public can watch live on NASA TV and as the rocket-propelled craft attains velocity four times the speed of sound, inflates and deploys the world’s largest parachute. This technology may someday help land humans on Mars.Info:’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory invites you to watch live and chat about everything from Mars rovers to monitoring asteroids to cool cosmic discoveries. From the lab to the lecture hall, get information directly from scientists and engineers working on NASA’s latest missions. http://www.jpl.nasa.govChat Rules: Free registration with Ustream is required to participate in the chat box. The chat is open to all guests from around the planet. From time to time the chat box may be disabled except for pre-arranged chat sessions. Please follow our code of conduct in the chat box:• Be courteous.• Use respectful language. • Stay on topic. • Protect your private information.

Source: NASA JPL Live, Ustream.TV: Upcoming Event: LDSD Mars Landing Technology Flight Test June 8, 10 a.m. PT (1 p.m. ET, 1700 UTC) Watch live as our Low-Density…

Posted: June 8, 2015 in Space