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NASA Curiosity landing animation

2012-08-06 06:14:02 GMT2012-08-06 14:14:02(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

This animation from NASA provides an excellent breakdown of the Curiosity’s insane landing plan on a second-by-second basis.

You can set the animation to autoplay, or scroll back and forth through if you miss one some of important details of any given step.

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