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Published on Aug 23, 2012

This movie from NASA's Curiosity rover shows most of the high-resolution frames acquired by the Mars Descent Imager between the jettison of the heat shield and touchdown.

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  1. 202

    What's Up for November 2012

  2. 203

    Curiosity Rover Report (Nov. 1, 2012): First CheMin Results

  3. 204

    Mars in a Minute: Is Mars Red Hot?

  4. 205

    Cassini: 15 Years of Exploration

  5. 206

    Curiosity Rover Report (Oct. 26, 2012): Working with Curiosity's ChemCam Laser

  6. 207

    Curiosity Rover Report (Oct. 19, 2012) Mars Soil Sample Delivered

  7. 208

    Curiosity Rover Report (Oct. 12, 2012) Here's the Scoop!

  8. 209

    What's Up for October 2012

  9. 210

    Curiosity's First Scoopful of Mars

  10. 211

    Curiosity Report (Oct. 4, 2012): Rover Gets Set to Scoop

  11. 212

    Curiosity Rover Report (Sept. 28, 2012) Mars Streambed

  12. 213

    First Rock Contact by Curiosity's Arm

  13. 214

    Curiosity Rover Report (Sept. 20, 2012): Tribute to Jake

  14. 215

    Curiosity Rover Report (Sept. 13, 2012)

  15. 216

    Curiosity Rover Report (Sept. 6, 2012)

  16. 217

    Dawn's Greatest Hits at Vesta

  17. 218

    What's Up Sept 2012 - Observe & "Wink" at the moon this month

  18. 219

    Curiosity Rover Report (Aug. 31, 2012)

  19. 220

    Dawn's Farewell Portrait of Giant Asteroid Vesta

  20. 221

    Curiosity Rover Report (Aug. 24, 2012)

  21. Curiosity Drops in on Mars in High-Res

  22. 223

    Curiosity Rover: First Drive Celebration

  23. 224

    What It's Like to Land On Mars

  24. 225

    Digging Deep with NASA's Next Mars Lander

  25. 226

    Voyager: 35 Years Later

  26. 227

    Heat Shield, Meet Mars

  27. 228

    Curiosity Rover Report (Aug. 17, 2012)

  28. 229

    Where Were You When Curiosity Landed on Mars?

  29. 230

    President Obama Calls NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover Team

  30. 231

    Curiosity's First Low-Resolution Color Panorama

  31. 232

    Mars Curiosity Rover Report (Aug.10, 2012)

  32. 233

    Curiosity Bids Goodbye to Heat Shield

  33. 234

    CSI Mars

  34. 235

    Curiosity's Descent

  35. 236

    Curiosity Has Landed

  36. 237

    Phoning Home: Communicating from Mars

  37. 238

    What's Up for August 2012: Mars&Meteors

  38. 239

    The Science of Curiosity: Seeking Signs of Past Mars Habitability

  39. 240

    NASA Unveils 'Mars Rover Landing' Game for Xbox Kinect

  40. 241

    Martian Dune Buggy

  41. 242

    What's Up July 2012 - Mars&Saturn&Milky Way

  42. 243

    Seven Minutes of Terror: The Challenges of Getting to Mars

  43. 244

    WISE Finds Few Brown Dwarfs Close to Home

  44. 245

    Mars in a Minute: How Hard Is It to Land Curiosity on Mars?

  45. 246

    Inspired by Ray Bradbury

  46. 247

    In Memoriam: Ray Bradbury 1920-2012

  47. 248

    Asteroid Vesta's Coat of Many Colors

  48. 249

    What's Up for June 2012

  49. 250

    Tsunami Makes Waves in More Than Just the Ocean

  50. 251

    Curiosity Rover Sampling System Scoop Test

  51. 252

    What is FINESSE?

  52. 253

    NASA Dawn's Virtual Flight Over Asteroid Vesta

  53. 254

    Black-Hole Hunter

  54. 255

    What's Up for May 2012

  55. 256

    Giant Asteroid Vesta's Shape and Gravity

  56. 257

    Mars in a Minute: How Do You Land on Mars?

  57. 258

    Robotic Arm Target Practice

  58. 259

    Mars' Whirling Dust Devil

  59. 260

    What's Up April? Ice in the Solar System, Saturn Opposition

  60. 261

    Robot Rumble!

  61. 262

    Storm Chaser on Mars

  62. 263

    The Challenges of Getting to Mars: The Cruise to Mars

  63. 264

    Cassini Spies Wave Rattling Jet Stream on Jupiter

  64. 265

    12-21-2012 Just Another Day (Updated version)

  65. 266

    12-21-2012 Just Another Day

  66. 267

    Cruising with Curiosity: Landing Practice

  67. 268

    What's Up March 2012

  68. 269

    GRAIL Mission Returns First Video of Moon's Far Side

  69. 270

    What's Up for February 2012

  70. 271

    The Martians: Launching Curiosity to Mars

  71. 272

    The Challenges of Getting to Mars: Launching a Mars Rover

  72. 273

    Opportunity on Mars: 8 years and counting!

  73. 274

    Inflatable Planetarium - Creating Stories in the Sky

  74. 275

    Montana 4th Grade Class Names NASA's Lunar Spacecraft Twins

  75. 276

    Curiosity Tweaks Course to Mars

  76. 277

    GRAIL-A Spacecraft Arrives at the Moon

  77. 278

    Explore Space 2011: A Year in Review

  78. 279

    What's Up January 2012: Dusk to Dawn Planets

  79. 280

    Sleigh Ride Over Mars

  80. 281

    2011 JPL Invention Challenge: It's a Kick

  81. 282

    Dark Hill on Asteroid Vesta

  82. 283

    What's Up for December?

  83. 284

    Soar Over Asteroid Vesta in 3-D

  84. 285

    Re-launching History

  85. 286

    Curiosity Heads to Mars

  86. 287

    The Challenges of Getting to Mars: Getting a Rover Ready for Launch

  87. 288

    Mars in a Minute: How Do You Get to Mars?

  88. 289

    The Challenges of Getting to Mars: Transporting a Mars Rover

  89. 290

    Mars in a Minute: Is Mars Really Red?

  90. 291

    Updated Radar Movie of Asteroid 2005 YU55

  91. 292

    First Movie of Asteroid 2005 YU55

  92. 293

    Asteroid 2005 YU55

  93. 294

    What's Up Nov: Mars Launch & Planet Magnetospheres

  94. 295

    Building Curiosity: Mars Rover Power

  95. 296

    Rover's Eye View of Three-Year Trek on Mars

  96. 297

    What's Up Oct? Moons and Meteors

  97. 298

    WISE Finds Fewer Asteroids

  98. 299

    NASA'S Journey Above Vesta

  99. 300

    Mars Technology Finds Earth's Hidden Water

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