TITLE

Seven minutes of terror!

PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
Spaceflight;Oct2012, Vol. 54 Issue 10, p379
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses what the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) described as the seven minutes of terror. It states that the seven minutes of terror is divided into four separate and distinct phases as the Curiosity rover lands down to the surface of the Gale Crater of Mars. These segments include the aerobraking and deceleration and the descent stage to decelerate the assembly to a virtual stop above the surface.
ACCESSION #
82161319

 

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