Curiosity’s Curious Path to Mars

NASA and JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) released this new video to explain the unbelievably complicated procedures by which they hope to land the Curiosity rover on Mars:

Why so complicated? My favorite blogger Emily Lakdawalla begins a multi-part series today, promising to explain this in great detail. There is no better person out there to do so.

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