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Mars Rover Blasts off to the Red Planet with CT Components

NASA’s latest Mars Rover, Curiosity, successfully blasted off to the red planet November 26 carrying two key components developed by Connecticut companies. Pioneer Aerospace in South Windsor designed and constructed a parachute system for the rover that will decelerate part of its descent through the Martian atmosphere when it arrives in August.  The parachute will […]