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Thread: Mars Curiosity landing
08-05-2012, 03:57 PM #1
Mars Curiosity landing
Who else is going to be watching it tonight? I can't wait. And then if all is successful I can't wait for this week when it starts booting up and pictures start coming in.
08-05-2012, 04:04 PM #2
Didn't know anything about this.
08-05-2012, 04:07 PM #3
First check out this little video they made about the worries of the new landing style.
7 Minutes of Terror: Curiosity Rover's Risky Mars Landing | Video | Space.com
It is the size of a mini copper so it can't use the traditional landing styles. It has better cameras and sensors than previous rovers.
How to watch it: Cross Your Fingers: How to Watch NASA's Mars Rover Land on Sunday | Wired Science | Wired.com
Last edited by Cer0; 08-05-2012 at 04:09 PM.
08-05-2012, 04:22 PM #4
^ yup, pretty jazzed about this too. Exciting as hella.
08-05-2012, 05:08 PM #5
yay moar rocks n stuffz
wtb aliens with little bodies and green heads and lazers that go pewpewpewpewpewpwzzzzEDM
08-05-2012, 05:11 PM #6
Wow that's pretty cool
08-05-2012, 05:13 PM #7
08-05-2012, 05:17 PM #8
Think it's gonna be at like 12 or one in the morning.
08-05-2012, 09:01 PM #9
By mid monday the front and side cameras will be coming on. Later monday early tuesday the top camera will be up and prepared to start. We will get very small black and white images the first 12 hours or so because it will be sending from the small cameras that look to make sure it is in safe spot.
08-05-2012, 09:02 PM #10
Post pics here
08-05-2012, 11:36 PM #11
First image came in.
Was image of wheels on ground.
NASA - First images from Mars will appear when available
Last edited by Cer0; 08-05-2012 at 11:38 PM.
08-06-2012, 03:43 AM #12
Wow that's insane I wanna see green people.
08-06-2012, 12:07 PM #13
Good stuff, so exciting.