MARS ROVER DESCENT VIDEO

  • NASA's Curiosity rover sends colour photo from Mars August 7, 2012

    Pasadena: NASA's Curiosity rover has beamed back its first color photo from the ancient crater where it landed on Mars and a video showing the last 2 1/2 minutes of its whiteknuckle dive through the Martian atmosphere, a sneak peek of a spacecraft landing on another world. The picture released on...
  • NASA releases video of Mars rover descent August 7, 2012

    Pasadena, California: NASA's Curiosity rover on Monday transmitted a lowresolution video showing the last 2 1/2 minutes of its whiteknuckle dive through the Mars atmosphere, giving Earthlings a sneak peek of a spacecraft landing on another world. As thumbnails of the video flashed on a big screen on Monday, scientists and...