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A reminder to those who already know, and an announcement to those who do not. :)

The rover named 'Curiosity,' is due to land on Mars at 6.30 AM GMT and will be covered live here:
www.telegraph.co.uk/science/sp…

The one tonne rover will descend at 13,000 mph through the Martian atmosphere. It will utilize a £1.67 billion heat shield, a supersonic parachute and eight rocket thrusters to manage the landing. 17 cameras and sampling instruments will perform tests on the Martian environment to discern for the presence of microscopic life (or previous life) and to determine the possibilities of a future manned mission. The landing has been presciently described as 'seven minutes,' of terror, and more tumultuous than the first Moon landings.
www.telegraph.co.uk/science/sp…
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M-Ryan28 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012
I'm also really happy for Curiosity landed more-less safely.. But one thing is irritating me... I want RAW images from the vehicle, not those modified through NASA photoshop, no picture sended to media is having true colors, hate NASA for that...
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montag451 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi Kate! Ohhh, yes indeed, I'll have my fingers crossed that Curiosity will make it safely down to the Martian surface and begin exploration ASAP!
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