Challenges of Getting to Mars: Curiosity's Seven Minutes of Terror

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Wed, Jun 27th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

With NASA's Curiosity scheduled to land on Mars on August 5th, 2012 at exactly 10:31 PDT, it will be incredible if all the steps involved to get the rover to the ground will actually work. This video from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory explains the insane process needed to enter the atmosphere and safely deposit the vehicle to the ground.

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