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A Tribute to Curiosity [Video]

This beautifully put together video tribute to the Mars Curiosity Rover includes touching interviews with many of the men and women who dedicated themselves to building and deploying it.

[via Geeks Are Sexy]

Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 11/29/12

Comments (4)

  1. catflap

    at frame 2:02 there are footprints in the surface of mars…..

  2. Umair

    Probably this pic was taken during trials

  3. sragan5

    Absolutely beautiful! And so very emotional. The narrators speak of Curiosity as their child, seeing her own shadow for the first time, and taking her first steps, or a mother bird raising her hatchling, and then watching the baby bird fall out of the nest and fly.

  4. more_unique_bedlamb

    Wow. I’ve always figured that calling the moon landing hoaxes was pure silliness. But you’re right. Those are foot prints!!

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