Curiosity Survives Seven Minutes Of Terror And Lands On MarsPosted by Phil Ferguson on August 6th, 2012 – Comments Off – Posted in Science
Just in case you have been living under a rock. The big news today is that the USA just landed a car sized rover on the planet Mars. All 1982 pounds are safe and landed in just the right spot after traveling 350 Million miles.
Here is a video of ground control and then a simulation that shows how the landing looked.
This is an info graphic from NASA. (click on image to make it bigger)
This is one of the first photos…. (This is after they have cleaned up the image)
Congratulations to all of the people that used science to make this happen!