Images of scientists working on the rover Curiosity before it left Earth for it’s new home on Mars. From screenshots I got during the live JPL Ustream broadcast of the Mars Rover Curiosity Landing.
More screenshots I got during the live JPL Ustream broadcast of the Mars Rover Curiosity Landing. These are a few shots of the fabulous JPL teams at mission control anxiously waiting just minutes before the landing.
Artist’s concept of Mars Science Laboratory entry, descent and landing.
Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Huge Mars Robot Armed With Laser, Cameras, Curiosity
(Infographic)Credit: karl Tate, SPACE.com
"The nuclear-powered mobile science laboratory Curiosity is to rove across the surface of Mars for years, searching for the conditions that may have once made Mars an abode of life."
View more of the 1st photos from Mars Rover Curiosity Landing on Space.com.
Screenshots I got from Ustream broadcast. First images from Mars! You can see the horizon AND the rover’s wheel!! As well as it’s shadow!! Another congratulations to NASA’s JPL crew!
Screenshots I got from Ustream broadcast. TOUCHDOWN CONFIRMED. Receiving information from the surface of Mars!! Congrats JPL!! Images coming down!
Screenshots I got from Ustream broadcast.
Truth. Going well so far. Less than ten minutes!!
Screenshots I got from Ustream broadcast showing inside JPL mission control. Did anyone else notice mohawk dude has stars shaved into the sides? Stellar touch.
Screenshots I got from Ustream broadcast discussing the ridiculous amount of hard work that went into getting here, and the infinite amount of things that could influence the Mars rover’s landing negatively or positively during the seven minutes of terror.
TODAY IS THE DAY LOVELIES!!! The Mars Rover Landing will be landing on Mars TONIGHT!!
If you’re not going to be able to catch the live-stream of the landing tonight at New York City’s Times Square, you will be able to watch it online, beginning at 8:30 p.m. PT / 10:30 p.m. ET, on the NASA TV site, as well as on JPL’s Ustream. Don’t forget to be a part of this historic event!