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Curiosity will Land on Mars in 6 hours

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Scott Webber, Aug 5, 2012.

  1. Scott Webber

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    Curiosity what is it? Nasa's ambitious attempt to land its Curiosity rover on Mars has so far gone without a hitch paving the way for a smooth landing on Monday morning, scientists have said.

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    In 2003 NASA launched two rovers to Mars to explore the planet, Spirit Mer-A and Opportunity [Mer-B]. In November of 2011 NASA launched Mars Science Laboratory [MSL] aka Curiosity which is six times larger than Spirit or Opportunity, at 10 feet long the rover is comparable to the size of a Mini Cooper. Jet Propulsion Laboratory shares with us ‘Seven Minutes Of Terror’, the moment the rover arrives in Mars’ atmosphere and prepares for landing. Curiosity is scheduled to land on Mars August 5th, 2012 at 10:31pm PDT, the rover will explore Mars for 687 days gathering information for future manned missions to Mars.

    The LIVE Stream!

    http://www.ustream.tv/nasahdtv
     
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  2. Scott Webber

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    i have been following this for months, hopefully she lands safely on mars :D
     
  3. Omer Said

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    Really interesting. Unfortunately i will probably be sleeping at the landing moment. Good Luck Giant Wall-E ! :D

    I wonder when will some very rich people migrate to Mars ? Or maybe we can exile criminals there? :sneaky:
     
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