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.

  • October 23, 2008

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

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