Re: Mars Curiosity Rover... to land 10:31 pm 8/5/2012
It still seems stupid to me that their answer to dust from the rocket plume was this Rube Goldbergian pulley system and jet away maneuver instead of, um, a dust cover.
I don't have much confidence in this working.
You mean like this?
I don't know, I doubt NASA's system would work as well.
Rimmer, on what period of history to live in-
“Well, It’d be the 19th century for me, one of Napoleon’s marshals.
The chance to march across Europe with the greatest general of all time and kill Belgians” - (White Hole).