7 Minutes of Terror [Video] – The Wired Homeschool

On August 5, 2012 the Curiosity rover will attempt to land on Mars. The efforts that went into landing its predecessors, Spirit and Opportunity were amazing. Curiosity is much larger and heavier that those two rovers so bouncing across the surface of Mars inside airbags isn’t an option. What NASA, and JPL plan to do is insane! Watch how they plan to tackle the gargantuan task of landing on Mars.

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