NASA Engineers Mentioning Mars Landing As “Seven Minutes of Terror”

In November of 2011, NASA launched a 10 feet long Mars Science Laboratory (Well known as "Curiosity"). It is supposed to land on Mars on upcoming August 5, 2012 at 10:31 pm PDT. From atmosphere to landing on the surface of Mars, "Curiosity" will take 7 minutes of time. The whole success of this mission depends on this 7 minutes. But this 7 minutes is very risky. Team members of Jet Propulsion Laboratory are mentioning this 7 minutes of time as ‘Seven Minutes Of Terror.’

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