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    Curiosity remains on track for a Sunday touchdown on Mars:

    NASA - Mars Science Laboratory, the Next Mars Rover
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    Landing times tonight:

    10:31pm PST (Sunday night)
    12:31am CST (Monday morning)
    1:31am EST (Monday morning)
    5:31am GMT (Monday morning)

    It takes 14 minutes for a radio signal traveling at the speed of light, to go from Earth to Mars.

    The landing will be broadcast on NASA TV.
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    Live broadcast of the landing on the internet:

    Mars Live - Watch Curiousity's Landing
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    They got the maths right this time, unlike back in 1999.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lak611 View Post
    They got the maths right this time, unlike back in 1999.

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    I watched the landing last night :D There were so many steps to the landing, I am glad it all went right.
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    It was awesome to see. Now I'm looking forward to seeing the images the little guy sends.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lak611 View Post
    It was awesome to see. Now I'm looking forward to seeing the images the little guy sends.

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    I heard on the radio, there were 700 people last night at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago watching it live. Which is a packed house for the Adler Planetarium.
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    There's a pretty cool Nasa Application called, "Nasa Be A Martian" for Windows 8 NASA Be A Martian app for Windows in the Windows Store


    • See the latest mission images of our spacecraft and those returned from the Red Planet.
    • Get the latest updates on Curiosity's Journey
    • Learn about Mars and all the active missions.
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