Here’s something you don’t see every day: The Rover’s eye view of landing on Mars.
Four photos per second snapped by the Mars Descent Imager.
Somebody took the photos, made them full-screen, and smoothed the video out:
And as for just where the rover touched down, as of today, it’s called Bradbury Landing:
In tribute, I dedicate my landing spot on Mars to you, Ray Bradbury. Greetings from Bradbury Landing! [pic]twitpic.com/amjkm6
— Curiosity Rover (@MarsCuriosity) August 22, 2012