Scientists in the Field
Spiral Notebook
ONE Day until Curiosity Lands!
by Elizabeth Rusch
August 4, 2012
 
ONE Day until Curiosity Lands!
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The Mighty Mars Rovers: The incredible adventures of Spirit and Opportunity tells of how tricky it is to land a rover on Mars. The landing of the Mars rover Curiosity TOMORROW will take only seven minutes, but scientists call it “Seven Minutes of Terror.” Watch a hair-raising video about how complicated the landing process is and imagine how many things could go wrong…

http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/videogallery/index.html?media_id=146903741

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About Elizabeth Rusch

Elizabeth lives in Portland, Oregon, with her family. The Mighty Mars Rovers: The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity was her first book for the Scientists in the Field series, followed by Eruption! – about vulcanologists – scientists who study volcanoes--and her newest book, The Next Wave: The Quest to Harness the Power of the Oceans. You can visit Liz online at www.elizabethrusch.com.    

 

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