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The Complete Mars Science Lab Descent in HD Video

 

            

 

This is a full-resolution version of the NASA Curiosity rover descent to Mars, taken by the MARDI descent imager. As of August 20, all but a dozen 1600x1200 frames have been uploaded from the rover, and those missing were interpolated using thumbnail data. The result was applied a heavy noise reduction, color balance, and sharpening for best visibility. The heat shield impacts in the lower left frame at 0:21, and is shown enlarged at the end of the video.

Image source: http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl/multimedia/raw/?s=0&camera=MARDI



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One word: AWESOME!

Thanks for the ride Daily Galaxy.

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