Year 8, Day 360 (Explorer 3 Sets Down at Duna’s Western Canyons!)

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After the Explorer 3 crew have had enough rest, KSEA gives the green light for the next mission!

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The AAL detaches from Duna Spaceport!

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Edan starts the descent through the atmosphere – the target landing site is the Western Canyons… no Kerbal has ever been there!

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Hold on everyone!  We’ll be entering the atmosphere fast and hot!

-Edan

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Once things cool down, the aero-brakes deploy…

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…then the landing parachute!  The abrupt slow-down causes Sean and Glenica to black out, but only briefly!

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“We’re down!  Great job everybody… we made it!”

-Edan

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