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Old 7th Aug 2012, 01:49 AM   #41
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So... did you watch it live?
Yep. And I would again.

I closed it after the rover successfully landed and they've got the first pictures, then went to bed. It was one of those "We do with what we've got" moment. Low Bandwidths were primarily the reasons of that, and how the anxiety regarding the landing success rate were defeated by their over-the-top engineering and monitoring.
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Old 7th Aug 2012, 01:51 AM   #42
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What a stupid name for a rover though, right? I would've called it, "The Red Rover" because it's on the Red Planet. Get it?
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Old 7th Aug 2012, 02:06 PM   #43
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Higher-quality images from Curiosity:

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Old 7th Aug 2012, 04:32 PM   #44
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Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captures Curiosity rover in midair:

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.cfm?release=2012-232

That is so cool..............

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Old 7th Aug 2012, 04:43 PM   #45
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Old 7th Aug 2012, 04:48 PM   #46
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For clarity, the first image in Lizard's post is the same photograph as the first image in my post. The difference is that the camera that is currently active on Curiosity has a wide-angle lens, and Lizard's is a modified version which attempts to make the perspective more like what the human eye would perceive.
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Old 7th Aug 2012, 06:13 PM   #47
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For clarity, the first image in Lizard's post is the same photograph as the first image in my post. The difference is that the camera that is currently active on Curiosity has a wide-angle lens, and Lizard's is a modified version which attempts to make the perspective more like what the human eye would perceive.
You may want to take a closer (and longer) look at the pic I posted.

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Old 7th Aug 2012, 06:16 PM   #48
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Old 8th Aug 2012, 06:15 PM   #49
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NASA has released a batch of new photos from the landing event and the surface.
they're extremely high res so I'll just drop the direct links.

http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/6...-full_full.jpg

http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/6...-full_full.jpg

http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/6...-full_full.jpg

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Old 8th Aug 2012, 08:18 PM   #50
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NASA has released a batch of new photos from the landing event and the surface.
they're extremely high res so I'll just drop the direct links.

http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/6...-full_full.jpg

http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/6...-full_full.jpg
Awesome.
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Old 8th Aug 2012, 11:04 PM   #51
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Thanks for sharing
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Awesome.
Hell yes!
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Old 9th Aug 2012, 06:06 PM   #53
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Old 9th Aug 2012, 06:26 PM   #54
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Welcome to Barsoom..... wish you were here.
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Old 9th Aug 2012, 11:39 PM   #55
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somebody decided to drop their photoshop skills on NASA and patch up one of those grayscale images to imagine what Mars looks like in true color.

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Old 10th Aug 2012, 01:17 AM   #56
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somebody decided to drop their photoshop skills on NASA and patch up one of those grayscale images to imagine what Mars looks like in true color.

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good graphics, I wonder what the gameplay is like on that server.
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Old 10th Aug 2012, 02:29 PM   #57
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Curiosity images jpl
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Old 10th Aug 2012, 02:40 PM   #58
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good graphics, I wonder what the gameplay is like on that server.

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Old 14th Aug 2012, 06:11 PM   #59
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Nice 360° view...

http://www.360cities.net/image/curio....00,9.30,100.5
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