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Mars, All The Way Down

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For those of us who can't ever, EVER, get enough of this remarkable achievement, here is a video of Curiosity Mars Rover's descent footage from heat shield release to landing.

Seen it all before you say? Wrong! This clip interpolates the original images from about 4 frames per second to 25 frames per second. That makes a big difference.

And its got perdy music too.

Why didn't anyone make this the centerpiece of their convention speech?

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