How Do Astronauts Land Their Rockets?


During the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space programs, the rockets fell into the ocean and Astronauts were rescued by the Navy rescue team. Now the shuttle lands much like an airplane by re-entering the atmosphere and using a heat shield of its own to deflect the heat.
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