Why have a structure with a heat shield on top, when you could just make a structure that does both jobs?
Brazil has a long history of reaching out of our atmosphere. Today we talk about the triumphs, failures, and even a conspiracy theory of Brazilian Space.
Are your rocket propellants mixing and not igniting? Maybe you should try hypergolics!
As InSight nears its own seven minutes of terror, we wanted to become more familiar with the lander.