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Old August 7 2012, 12:15 AM   #95
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Re: Mars Curiosity Rover... to land 10:31 pm 8/5/2012

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I'm always amazed at the ever increasing quality of images we get back from these things.
I'm far more amazed about the current state of autonomous control of robots that made this even possible.. just a decade or so ago it would have been impossible to pull off such a landing without direct human control (or a vastly simpler approach).
"A control freak like you with something you can't control? No no.. that's gonna be more fun than shark week!" Det. Javier Esposito
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