View Full Version : Watch Curiosity’s Parachute Flap in the Martian Breeze

2013-Apr-03, 10:50 PM
How cool is this? An animation of seven images from the HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter show a “flapping” of the parachute that allowed the Curiosity rover to descend safely through Mars atmosphere images. The chute, imaged as it lay on the ground following the rover’s safe landing, was blown about by the [...]

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