Mars test mission parachute fails

This spacecraft took off successfully but it ended up in the sea.

The latest NASA test of the small spaceship, that looks like a flying saucer, could one day land on Mars.

But it got into trouble not long after reaching the edge of space.

It took off from a launch pad in Hawaii.

It managed to climb to 37 kilometres into the atmosphere.

Rockets then propelled it into the outer edges of space.

But when the parachute was set off, it didn't open.

Engineers on the ground were disappointed.

They will now strengthen the parachute and try again next year.

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