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        Parachute Problems | NOVA

        While testing Curiosity's parachute in the world's largest wind tunnel, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) scientists and engineers were confounded by a failed trial run. The parachute had never failed to open in the past, so why this strange anomaly? See how they were able to pinpoint the problem by replicating the error and analyzing it in high-resolution footage in this video from NOVA: "Ultimate Mars Challenge."

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