Monday, August 6, 2012

Where Is Curiosity?

  Curiosity's landing site can be seen on Google Mars. The coordinates of the position shown on the estimated landing ellipse are -4.59 N, 137.44 E. Curiosity made a descent video on the way down and you can clearly see the darkened area in the image above. It has an excellent view of Mt Sharp from this position.
  The mood at JPL was ecstatic last night when confirmation was received that Curiosity had safely landed.

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