Design and Fabrication of the Cruise Stage Spacecraft for MSL

@article{Dahya2008DesignAF,
  title={Design and Fabrication of the Cruise Stage Spacecraft for MSL},
  author={N. Dahya and E. T. Roberts},
  journal={2008 IEEE Aerospace Conference},
  year={2008},
  pages={1-6}
}
The Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) is a scientific mission that will deliver a roving science platform to the surface of Mars. In order to accomplish this mission, the rover must be safely transported from the surface of Earth to the surface of Mars. To achieve this, a Launch Vehicle, Cruise Stage, Entry Vehicle, which is comprised of an Aeroshell,Parachute, and Descent Stage must be employed. The Cruise Stage, Descent Stage and Rover are being designed and assembled at the Jet Propulsion… Expand
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