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Submission + - First high-resolution video of Curiosity (MSL) descent and landing on Mars (

Andorion writes: While we're still waiting for the complete, official video of Curiosity descending and landing on Mars, here's the first video showing the high-resolution frames animated from heat-shield separation to landing:

Source images from NASA's raw images page for the Mars Descent Imager (MARDI), at

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