On Mars

6 Aug

In the only news I’m following this month, Curiosity has landed on Mars. If you think this is an easy thing, <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ki_Af_o9Q9swatch the challenges the Curiosity faces on its way from Earth to the planet’s surface. The 7 minutes of Terror is kind of awesome.

Congrats to NASA and JPL, this is the kind of amazing we should expect from all of our endeavors.

And of course, XKCD captures my feeling perfectly:


One Response to “On Mars”

  1. Alan August 16, 2012 at 10:02 am #

    super video, thanks!

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