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Mars Society Chapter Completes Testing on Mars Balloon Prototype

The German Mars Society has completed final testing on its MIRIAM balloon prototype in advance of a planned June 14 suborbital launch from the ESRANGE rocket facility near Kiruna, Sweden. “MIRIAM is a flight test within the ARCHIMEDES atmospheric sounding probe for Mars project, and tests the full inflation and subsequent entry of an atmospheric entry balloon (“ballute”) here on Earth. It is jointly developed by The Mars Society Germany […]

  • Parabolic Arc
  • April 27, 2008