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 . . .

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Kent Anderson

Kent Anderson

Kent Anderson is the CEO of RedLink and RedLink Network, a past-President of SSP, and the founder of the Scholarly Kitchen. He has worked as Publisher at AAAS/Science, CEO/Publisher of JBJS, Inc., a publishing executive at the Massachusetts Medical Society, Publishing Director of the New England Journal of Medicine, and Director of Medical Journals at the American Academy of Pediatrics. Opinions on social media or blogs are his own.