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Curiosity has Landed

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Published on Aug 6, 2012

Get a behind the scenes look a the tension, anticipation and exhilaration experienced by scientists and engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. during the Curiosity rover's harrowing descent through the Martian atmosphere -- known as "Seven
Minutes of Terror." News of Curiosity's safe touchdown following the 13-thousand-to-zero-mile-an-hour descent to the Red Planet's surface brought elation and high-fives all around. Curiosity begins a two-year investigation of whether Mars is or ever was capable of supporting
microbial life.

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