Curiosity’s Seven Minutes of Terror

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Not long now to the much anticipated landing on Mars!

Engineers who designed the entry, descent and landing system for NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity candidly talk about the new landing system, and describe the challenges of Curiosity’s final moments before touchdown on Aug. 5, 2012, at 10:31pm PDT.

(Landing takes place about 14 minutes earlier due to the communications delay.)

Click here to see the Video and get the date in your diaries!

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