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The rover lands tonight about 0131 eastern time. The link below has a link within the story about live simulator in the start of the 2nd paragraph. It shows a graphical live feed of what is happening! Pretty cool!

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That is cool, hope it lands okay.
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Weather channel has a live feed from 11:00 -2:00 AM
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That will be a big feat if it does land properly as it's a monster sized rover (relatively speaking) and it shouldn't run into the same issues as past ones that get stuck on rocks or high center. Plus, having such a different and complicated landing system does mean that if it works then they no longer have to 'bomb' the surface and hope it survives the landing.
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It will be interesting to see for sure!
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Ive been checking this out too and it looks complex to land the darn thing but will be cool if it sends back images and doesn't explode
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Those that watched, how great of a accomplishment was that. Stunning achievement!
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How long do you think it'll be before we can use that technology for pizza delivery?
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How long do you think it'll be before we can use that technology for pizza delivery?
Well at 46,000 MPH you should be able to order a pizza say from a killer pizza place in NY and get it to the west coast in 30 minutes or less right?
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