Wolfe Air & JPL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

HAWTHORNE, CA – March 25, 2010  WOLFE AND COMPANY FILMS AND WOLFE AIR AVIATION JOIN JET PROPULSION LAB IN PLANNING NEXT YEARS LANDING ON MARS.

A full-scale mockup of the next generation Mars Lander, suspended from Wolfe Air’s helicopter was test flown on the ramp of the Wolfe Air facility at Hawthorne Airport on Thursday. The next landing on Mars will be accomplished by a hovercraft setting the Rover gently onto the surface of the red planet. Airbag “crash” landings are now a thing of the past.

In addition to the stunning images captured by Wolfe Air and Wolfe And Company Films, the test flight was covered by local media. For articles and photos click on the following links:


http://dailybreeze.mycapture.com/mycapture/folder.asp?event=968876&CategoryID=26717

http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/ci_14759451

For more information, contact Richard Ivler, Wolfe Air Aviation Director of Marketing at (626) 584-4060 or by e-mail at richard@danwolfe.com

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