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Curiosity on Mars

I am bleary-eyed with excitement – the rover Curiosity landed safely on Mars! The machine managed to enter the planet’s atmosphere safely and even survived the 7 minutes of terror landing to the surface.

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And so look at this. This is a picture of Mars from Curiosity’s rear Hazcam.

Here is a delightful video from Space.com explaining the 7 Minutes of Terror:


I shall now take a nap.

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