Quick Follow-up

Last July, I posted about the possibility that the Curiosity spacecraft might be captured during its parachute descent to the Martian surface by another spacecraft in Mars orbit, the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Indeed it was, and the resulting image is below. Astounding! One human-made robot in orbit around Mars images another human-made robot on its way to the surface. We truly do live in an age of wonders.

Curiosity descent from MRO

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