Great day to be a geek! Curiosity safely down on Mars!!

The_Roadie

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I was watching in real time as the Eagle landed in the Sea of Tranquility, and Challenger exploded 73 seconds after lift-off. And again tonight my heart was racing as Curiosity descended, with full telemetry the entire time, and landed safely on Mars.

IMHO, this overshadows the Olympics.

'Tis a fine time to be a geek.

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Wooluf1952

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I saw the Eagle land, I was at work when the Challenger exploded an forgot about Curiosity. :redface:
 

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It's not shopped, promise :wink:
 

HARDTRAILZ

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Simply an amazing feat. Hopefully much is gained by this venture.
 

The_Roadie

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