by Nancy Atkinson on August 6, 2012
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Nancy Atkinson is Universe Today's Senior Editor. She also is the host of the NASA Lunar Science Institute podcast and works with the Astronomy Cast and 365 Days of Astronomy podcasts. Nancy is also a NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador.
You people are amazing, I am excited for all of you, but I am going to sleep. Have fun watching the landing, I hope you find some cool stuff! Looks like a cool landing party….Fraser you are a great host, a natural at it.
Where do the cables go?
The SkyCrane flies away and meets the surface at a safe distance, but where do the cables go? Will Opportunity just drive over them like the hoses at the gas station?
The SkyCrane takes the cables with it to a safe distance away from the rover
Woohoo! Yay JPL and NASA!
Woo Hoo!!! WTG!!!
fan ****** tastic! Woke up this morning in the UK, nothing but olympic news on the radio (good though that is) rushed to my PC and whooped when I saw the feeds. What an amazing feat of engineering and what a great boost to planetary exploration.
What a night !!!!!!!!!!!!
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