'Seven Minutes of Terror': NASA Mars Rover's Viral Video

At NASA they've called it "Seven Minutes of Terror" -- the white-knuckle moments as the new Curiosity rover, scheduled to land on Mars on the night of Aug. 5, goes tearing into the Martian atmosphere and, engineers hope, lands safely seven minutes later. NASA made a computer-animated video of the landing sequence, and found it has a hit on its hands. With almost a month to go until landing, the video had already been viewed more than half a million times on YouTube alone, and it's appeared on...Full Story
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