Countdown to the landing begins

The rover Curiosity will land on the surface of Mars in just over 25 minutes from now. Here’s an amazing video where you can see how see the way it will get down to the surface.

You can watch the live steam of the landing at mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl. IEEE Spectrum also offers an updated timeline of events. You can also follow the rover Curiosity @MarsCuriosity.

You can also join the Virtual Landing Party at Google+ Hangout.

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