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The Enhanced Mars Rover Curiosty Landing Video

This time in Full HD, 30fps, enhanced colors and added sound effects.

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The Enhanced Mars Rover Curiosty Landing Video. This time in Full HD, 30fps, enhanced colors and added sound effects.
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Hits: 7616 | Favorites: 4 | Emailed: 0 | Rating: 3.2 | Category: Technology | Date: 09/13/2012
 
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Squrlz4Sale
Male, 40-49, Eastern US
 6018 Posts
Saturday, September 15, 2012 1:42:34 PM
Ummm... reading the comments: seriously?! NASA has just achieved one of the greatest technical feats of our lifetimes--successfully landing a car-sized probe on a planet 35 million miles away--a planet that is notoriously difficult to get a probe on in one piece--and watching the *high-definition video* of the landing, some of you are complaining about the *sound effects*? Tough crowd. I expect when the high-def video of the first settlers to the planet is returned, you'll be complaining that the spacesuits make the astronauts look fat.

Unlike the Moon, Mars has an atmosphere through which sound travels. The sound effects here aren`t over the top and serve the purpose of informing the viewer what stage of the landing sequence it is that we`re watching: free descent, parachute, retro rockets, or sky crane.

Kaagan
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 1484 Posts
Saturday, September 15, 2012 10:06:42 AM
HATE those sound effects

SmagBoy1
Male, 40-49, Southern US
 4058 Posts
Friday, September 14, 2012 5:33:12 AM
I kept waiting for one of those screamer things...

thelonious
Male, 40-49, Southern US
 3246 Posts
Thursday, September 13, 2012 9:06:07 PM
Wow, great, sound effects. Because they didn't even carry a microphone on this payload. So no attempt at reproducing the sound of this thin atmosphere, just sound effects. That will get more people interested in science. The end always justifies the means.

Draculya
Male, 40-49, Asia
 11519 Posts
Thursday, September 13, 2012 6:03:30 PM
Waaaaaalllllyyyyyyy EEEEVVAAaaaaa

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