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Mars in a Minute: How Do You Land on Mars?

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How does a spacecraft land on Mars as it hurtles towards the planet at thousands of miles per hour? It needs a heat shield to protect it from the friction of entry into the atmosphere. The spacecraft will also need a parachute to help slow down its descent. Part of the “Mars in a Minute” series.

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Mars in a Minute
Episode 1
1 minute
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Mars in a Minute
Episode 2
1 minute
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Mars in a Minute
Episode 2
1 minute
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Mars in a Minute
Episode 4
1 minute
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Mars in a Minute
Episode 5
1 minute
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Mars in a Minute
Episode 6
1 minute
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Mars in a Minute
Episode 7
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Grade Level: 7 - 12
Mars in a Minute
Episode 8
1 minute
Grade Level: 7 - 12