Parachutes


Spiders can Fly by Using 10-Foot Silk Parachutes

Spiders can Fly by Using 10-Foot Silk Parachutes

A new study explains ballooning behavior in large spiders...

Jun 17 2018, 11:09am CDT

SpaceX Tests Landing Parachutes for Crew Dragon Spacecraft

SpaceX Tests Landing Parachutes for Crew Dragon Spacecraft

SpaceX has tested four of its parachutes for the sake of its Crew Dragon spacecraft which is meant to carry astronauts back fro...

Jan 29 2016, 6:23am CST

Parachutes for Ocean Going Vessels

Parachutes for Ocean Going Vessels

The ocean seems the wrong element for a parachute to be used to propel a vessel, but a company called SkySails has a gigantic s...

Jan 4 2007, 4:00pm CST