U-M students, faculty cheer as NASA rover Curiosity lands on Mars

2:48 pm
Mon August 6, 2012

U-M students, faculty cheer as NASA rover Curiosity lands on Mars

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Read about U of M scientists' and space enthusiasts' reaction to last night's successful landing of Curiosity on Martian terrain after the dreaded “seven minutes of terror." Follow the link to also see the accompanying video reaction to the landing at NASA.
  • Source: Freep
  • | Via: Elaine Ezekiel
As the Mars Rover Curiosity raced towards the surface of Mars early this morning, tension was thick in both NASA's mission control and in an auditorium at the University of Michigan, where more than 100 faculty and students gathered to watch the landing. Nilton O.