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A year after Curiosity's landing, reliving 'Seven Minutes of Terror'
When Curiosity nailed its picture-perfect touchdown on Mars last year, the mission control room at Jet Propulsion Laboratory erupted into cheers and high-fives. On Monday, Aug. 5, the Mars Science Laboratory team will be recounting their favorite moments during the "Seven Minutes of Terror," the hair-raising sequence the rover had to execute to survive the landing.
By Amina Khan
August 4, 2013