NASA SUPERSONIC PARACHUTE FOR MARS MISSION SETS WORLD RECORD
Nasa has broken a world record with their final test of a parachute. After a payload detached from 58-foot-tall rocket, sensor deployed a parachute made by nylon, Technora and Kevlar fibers. The Parachute, weighing 180 pounds, deployed in four tenths of seconds, the fastest inflation ever of a parachute that size.
Also Nasa set the record following a test of a parachute it plans to use to help the agency land a rover on Mars in February 2021.