New video of Curiosity rover’s landing on Mars

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The Curiosity rover has already started sending back amazing images of its successful landing on Mars (and these are just the preliminary low-resolution ones). Now the first video clip has also just been released, of the actual descent of the rover during the landing.

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Paul Scott Anderson is a freelance space writer with a life-long passion for space exploration and astronomy. He started his blog The Meridiani Journal in 2005, which is a chronicle of planetary exploration. He also publishes The Exoplanet Report e-paper. In 2011, he started writing about space on a freelance basis, and now also currently write for AmericaSpace and He has also written for Universe Today and SpaceFlight Insider, has been published in The Mars Quarterly and has done supplementary writing for the well-known iOS app Exoplanet for iPhone and iPad.

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