The most amazing photo of the Mars Curiosity landing
The photo was captured by the satellite orbiting Mars – the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter – and shows Curiosity parachuting to the Martian surface after a 352 million-mile journey and harrowing plunge through the planet’s atmosphere dubbed “7 Minutes of Terror.”
— MSL Curiosity (@MSL_101) August 6, 2012
Buzzfeed took the photo above, enlarged and refined it, and made a spectacular image more incredible.
Outer space is awesome.