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Curiosity About the Breathtaking “Mars Curiosity Descent” Video?

The Mars Curiosity Rover has turned out to be one of the most significant cultural events of the year, from its breathtaking landing to its even more poignant images of the stark landscape, lovely sun, and Earth appearing as a large star.

Did I mention the breathtaking landing?

A videographer knitted together thousands of video snippets to put together a pretty cohesive view of the landing from the rover’s perspective. The first video shows his results. The second video shows something about what it took to put this together, and how he did it. If you’re curious . . .

Happy Friday!

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About Kent Anderson

I am the Founder of Caldera Publishing Solutions, a consultancy specializing in informed growth and smart strategy for academic, scientific, and scholarly publishers. I have worked as Publisher at AAAS/Science, CEO/Publisher of the STRIATUS/JBJS, Inc., a publishing executive at the New England Journal of Medicine, and Director of Medical Journals at the American Academy of Pediatrics. Opinions on social media or blogs are my own.


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