Mars Science Laboratory Shell Is Biggest Ever, Looks Like UFO

While it looks like an UFO from Area 51, this is just » 10/18/08 10:20pm 10/18/08 10:20pm the bottom part of the Mars Science Laboratory Rover aeroshell, the largest aeroshell in the history of space exploration at 15 feet of diameter, bigger than the almost 13 feet of the Apollo capsule heatshield. However, this is just not a simple protective device.…