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Submission + - MSL Landing Timeline: What to Expect Tonight (ieee.org) 1

An anonymous reader writes: When the Curiosity rover lands on Mars later tonight, she'll be executing a complex series of maneuvers. JPL will be relying on the Mars Odyssey orbiter to relay telemetry back to Earth in time-delayed real-time, and if all goes well, we'll be getting confirmation on the success (or failure) of each entry, descent, and landing phase, outlined in detail here.
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MSL Landing Timeline: What to Expect Tonight

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