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Challenges of Getting to Mars: Curiosity’s Seven Minutes of Terror [Video]

Imagine going from the top of the atmosphere to the surface of Mars in seven minutes starting at a speed of 13,000 miles per hour and decelerating to zero. That is the challenge awaiting NASA’s Curiosity Rover when it reaches the red planet in August…

Challenges of Getting to Mars: Curiosity’s Seven Minutes of Terror [via Neatorama]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 06/26/12

Comments (2)

  1. odinos

    this is how my grandma does parallel parking

  2. David Aris-Sutton

    Er….Wow

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