A View from Brittany Sauser
How NASA's Next Mars Rover Will Land
The Mars Science Laboratory will use techniques unlike those of its predecessors to safely reach the surface.
Watch this video to learn how the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL), scheduled to launch in 2009, will land on the Martian surface. It is a completely new approach that, while being technically sophisticated, is also just plain cool.
Video by Brittany Sauser; Images and Animation Credit: NASA JPL