Author Topic: LIVE: MSL Curiosity Rover ENTRY, DESCENT, LANDING - Aug 5-6, 2012  (Read 256785 times)

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Landing confirmed.  Thumbnails coming down

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FANTASTIC!

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Another amazing Mars landing from the folks @ JPL.

Well done!!!!!
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Fantastic. Congrats to all!
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I can't believe it actually worked.

I can't BELIEVE it work!!!! New imagery back!
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Good job guys. Job well done!

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"Now you may leave here for four days in space, but when you return it's the same old place..."

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Hands are shaking! ;D
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Hurray!

Everybody broke out cheering at touchdown...took a while for anyone to confirm descent stage separated.

I've never seen a mission control go so crazy.

First image is rear hazcam.

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Odyssey about to lose contact. No more data for now.

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Ok, this thread is open to everyone. Party thread or not, this is f-ing immense!
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shadow of the rover!

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Odyssey about to pass over the horizon.

Congratulations to everyone involved! What an amazing achievement.
« Last Edit: 08/06/2012 05:39 am by Nick L. »
"Now you may leave here for four days in space, but when you return it's the same old place..."

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FANTASTIC!  AMAZING!

Another rover on Mars !!

Congrats !
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Congrats to all, another great accomplishment as mankind explores the solar system and beyond.
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