Video: Curiosity’s Seven Minutes of Terror – NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Yes, the Mars rovers are cute and wonderful, but I do feel bad that my kids didn’t have the space shuttle program to look forward to, as I did.

Okay, the dramatic music and the studio lighting on the talking heads may be a notch or two over the top. But there’s no argument from me — living to see humans landing robots on another planet is awesome, and this video does a great job stoking that excitement.

Hrm… the embedded video doesn’t seem to work on my Mac, so here’s a screenshot.

Video: Curiosity’s Seven Minutes of Terror – NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.