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Russia Considering Rocket-Powered Precision Landing for Next Generation Spacecraft - Universe Today
[/caption] Engineers for Russia’s next-generation manned space vehicle are considering a rocket-powered landing system which would provide precision landing on Earth. Currently, the Soyuz uses small solid propellant motors to soften its touchdown, but the ship’s parachute plays the main role in providing the vehicle and crew with a safe landing. Russia is developing a … Continue reading "Russia Considering Rocket-Powered Precision Landing for Next Generation Spacecraft"