NASA Now: Forces and Motion: Curiosity — Entry, Descent and Landing

NASA NowDr. Anita Sengupta, a senior systems engineer, describes the nail-biting seven minutes of terror as Curiosity entered the Martian atmosphere barreling toward a landing on the Martian surface. Learn about specific engineering challenges and how they were met to successfully land the giant rover on the surface of Mars.

This program is available on the NES Virtual Campus beginning Sept. 12.