• Sizing of an Entry, Descent, and Landing System for Human Mars Exploration 

      Christian, John A., III; Wells, Grant William; Lafleur, Jarret M.; Manyapu, Kavya; Verges, Amanda; Lewis, Charity; Braun, Robert D. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-09)
      The human exploration of Mars presents many challenges, not least of which is the task of entry, descent, and landing (EDL). Because human-class missions are expected to have landed masses on the order of 40 to 80 metric ...