Anticipation mounts ahead of Curiosity rover's landing on Mars

Monday, July 30, 2012 - 16:00 in Astronomy & Space

The complicated touchdown on Mars that NASA's Curiosity rover will attempt Sunday night is so risky it's been described as "seven minutes of terror" — the time it takes to go from 20,920 kilometres per hour to a complete stop.

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