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Curiosity Drops in on Mars in High-Res

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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. 201

    What's Up for November 2012

  2. 202

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

  3. 203

    Mars in a Minute: Is Mars Red Hot?

  4. 204

    Cassini: 15 Years of Exploration

  5. 205

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

  6. 206

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

  7. 207

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

  8. 208

    What's Up for October 2012

  9. 209

    Curiosity's First Scoopful of Mars

  10. 210

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

  11. 211

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

  12. 212

    First Rock Contact by Curiosity's Arm

  13. 213

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

  14. 214

    Curiosity Rover Report (Sept. 13, 2012)

  15. 215

    Curiosity Rover Report (Sept. 6, 2012)

  16. 216

    Dawn's Greatest Hits at Vesta

  17. 217

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

  18. 218

    Curiosity Rover Report (Aug. 31, 2012)

  19. 219

    Dawn's Farewell Portrait of Giant Asteroid Vesta

  20. 220

    Curiosity Rover Report (Aug. 24, 2012)

  21. Curiosity Drops in on Mars in High-Res

  22. 222

    Curiosity Rover: First Drive Celebration

  23. 223

    What It's Like to Land On Mars

  24. 224

    Digging Deep with NASA's Next Mars Lander

  25. 225

    Voyager: 35 Years Later

  26. 226

    Heat Shield, Meet Mars

  27. 227

    Curiosity Rover Report (Aug. 17, 2012)

  28. 228

    Where Were You When Curiosity Landed on Mars?

  29. 229

    President Obama Calls NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover Team

  30. 230

    Curiosity's First Low-Resolution Color Panorama

  31. 231

    Mars Curiosity Rover Report (Aug.10, 2012)

  32. 232

    Curiosity Bids Goodbye to Heat Shield

  33. 233

    CSI Mars

  34. 234

    Curiosity's Descent

  35. 235

    Curiosity Has Landed

  36. 236

    Phoning Home: Communicating from Mars

  37. 237

    What's Up for August 2012: Mars&Meteors

  38. 238

    The Science of Curiosity: Seeking Signs of Past Mars Habitability

  39. 239

    NASA Unveils 'Mars Rover Landing' Game for Xbox Kinect

  40. 240

    Martian Dune Buggy

  41. 241

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

  42. 242

    Seven Minutes of Terror: The Challenges of Getting to Mars

  43. 243

    WISE Finds Few Brown Dwarfs Close to Home

  44. 244

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

  45. 245

    Inspired by Ray Bradbury

  46. 246

    In Memoriam: Ray Bradbury 1920-2012

  47. 247

    Asteroid Vesta's Coat of Many Colors

  48. 248

    What's Up for June 2012

  49. 249

    Tsunami Makes Waves in More Than Just the Ocean

  50. 250

    Curiosity Rover Sampling System Scoop Test

  51. 251

    What is FINESSE?

  52. 252

    NASA Dawn's Virtual Flight Over Asteroid Vesta

  53. 253

    Black-Hole Hunter

  54. 254

    What's Up for May 2012

  55. 255

    Giant Asteroid Vesta's Shape and Gravity

  56. 256

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

  57. 257

    Robotic Arm Target Practice

  58. 258

    Mars' Whirling Dust Devil

  59. 259

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

  60. 260

    Robot Rumble!

  61. 261

    Storm Chaser on Mars

  62. 262

    The Challenges of Getting to Mars: The Cruise to Mars

  63. 263

    Cassini Spies Wave Rattling Jet Stream on Jupiter

  64. 264

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

  65. 265

    12-21-2012 Just Another Day

  66. 266

    Cruising with Curiosity: Landing Practice

  67. 267

    What's Up March 2012

  68. 268

    GRAIL Mission Returns First Video of Moon's Far Side

  69. 269

    What's Up for February 2012

  70. 270

    The Martians: Launching Curiosity to Mars

  71. 271

    The Challenges of Getting to Mars: Launching a Mars Rover

  72. 272

    Opportunity on Mars: 8 years and counting!

  73. 273

    Inflatable Planetarium - Creating Stories in the Sky

  74. 274

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

  75. 275

    Curiosity Tweaks Course to Mars

  76. 276

    GRAIL-A Spacecraft Arrives at the Moon

  77. 277

    Explore Space 2011: A Year in Review

  78. 278

    What's Up January 2012: Dusk to Dawn Planets

  79. 279

    Sleigh Ride Over Mars

  80. 280

    2011 JPL Invention Challenge: It's a Kick

  81. 281

    Dark Hill on Asteroid Vesta

  82. 282

    What's Up for December?

  83. 283

    Soar Over Asteroid Vesta in 3-D

  84. 284

    Re-launching History

  85. 285

    Curiosity Heads to Mars

  86. 286

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

  87. 287

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

  88. 288

    The Challenges of Getting to Mars: Transporting a Mars Rover

  89. 289

    Mars in a Minute: Is Mars Really Red?

  90. 290

    Updated Radar Movie of Asteroid 2005 YU55

  91. 291

    First Movie of Asteroid 2005 YU55

  92. 292

    Asteroid 2005 YU55

  93. 293

    What's Up Nov: Mars Launch & Planet Magnetospheres

  94. 294

    Building Curiosity: Mars Rover Power

  95. 295

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

  96. 296

    What's Up Oct? Moons and Meteors

  97. 297

    WISE Finds Fewer Asteroids

  98. 298

    NASA'S Journey Above Vesta

  99. 299

    Mars Technology Finds Earth's Hidden Water

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