You are designing a spacecraft to land on the surface of the planet

Mercury. Which of the following methods might be considered
Select one or more:
A. A heat shield to protect it from entry into the atmosphere
B. Rocket engines to slow the spacecraft
C. A parachute for descent
D. A "skycrane" system like that used by the Mars Curiosity rover

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