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|Capracus||Posted on Jun 25 2011, 12:34 PM|
| The upcoming Mars Science Laboratory mission should make for great viewing, as well as great science. JPL just released this nice animation.
A camera mounted on the Curiosity rover will provide video of the descent.
Remember the Apollo lunar ascent videos? If only they could get a similar surface perspective of the rover landing, that would be a ballet worth seeing.
|soundhertz||Posted on Jun 22 2011, 12:40 AM|
It would be great. But it's not going to come from America any time soon. Not from a gov't more interested in war than space. Not in a debt economy that's run it's course. Maybe you can get Gates, Jobs, the Waltons, the Sultan, Soros, a Rothschild, the Facekid, and a couple of rich brutal dictators out of a job to fund a private mission...
Otherwise it'll likely be Europe/Russia/Japan/China/India doing the big stuff, which we'll be indirectly funding
|Capracus||Posted on Jun 21 2011, 12:39 PM|
| Instead of seeing photos from the most expensive resort ever constructed, I’d much rather see slide shows of much more interesting locales. For the price of a couple years hotel maintenance, we could get close-ups of places such as this:
|brucep||Posted on Jun 21 2011, 04:47 AM|
I love it. #39 was my favorite.
|soundhertz||Posted on Jun 21 2011, 03:07 AM|
| Please enjoy these wonderful photos