NASA’s Seven Minutes of Terror

When people look at it, it looks crazy. That’s a very natural thing. Sometimes when we look at it, it looks crazy.

Thus begins NASA’s video about the challenges of dropping a lander on Mars. Trust me: you have no idea how complicated, terrifying, and amazingly awesome this mission is – and this is just the landing! This is NASA’s “Seven Minutes of Terror” where the entire mission lives or dies based on the most ambitious planetary landing in the history of human space exploration, and lucky for you – it’s all detailed here.

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