This is the approximate trajectory of the SpaceX ITS Mars lander during its approach, entry, descent, and landing phases. SpaceX has not released the Earth reentry trajectory, but it will probably be similar, albeit with lower speeds and a far denser atmosphere (which translates to a far shorter and more vertical glide.)Read more (1 min)
My rendition of the Red Dragon capsule as it deploys its trunk in preparation for atmospheric entry, just minutes away.
Launching on a Falcon Heavy from LC-39A at Cape Canaveral no earlier than 2020, the Red Dragon missions will demonstrate powered landings on the Red Planet.
This is the approximate trajectory of the SpaceX Red Dragon capsule during its landing on Mars.Read more (1 min)
This is an overview of the operations an unmanned SpaceX Red Dragon capsule will take on its mission to Mars.Read more (2 min)