Watch Curiosity‘s Landing From its Perspective

Intrepid YouTube user Daniel Luke Fitch has compiled images uploaded from NASA's Curiosity rover during its descent to the surface of Mars into a stunning video of the rapidly approaching planet. Watch from Curiosity's point of view as it separates from its heat shield, enters the atmosphere, stops just before hitting the surface, and deploys its retro rockets, kicking up tons of dust. All in high definition and color! Check it out!


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