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Old August 6 2012, 10:33 PM   #92
Pavonis
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Re: Mars Curiosity Rover... to land 10:31 pm 8/5/2012

YellowSubmarine wrote: View Post
The parachute photograph is truly the most unique photograph in existence.
Except for the similar photo that MRO took of Phoenix as it was landing near the martian north pole in 2008.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ph...uring_EDL2.jpg

And the Mars Odyssey photo taken by the Mars Global Surveyor.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mgs_odyssey.gif


A photo of the parachute in action? It gives me the goosebumps...
That's true. It's cool that now our spacecraft can photograph each other in action.
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