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NASA Curiosity Rover Mars entry parachute deceleration question

  1. Aug 18, 2012 #1
    Can someone please point me to a deceleration graph over the 7 minutes of terror from the 13,000 mph re-entry speed through to the parachute release and landing of the Curiosity Rover on Mars?

    Thanks very much. :smile:

    PS: Mods please feel free to move this topic to the appropriate forum section if necessary.

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  3. Aug 18, 2012 #2


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    Google "curiosity landing". You should be able to find something.
  4. Aug 25, 2012 #3
    You know, I also thought after reading this that it be really interesting to see a graph like that. I looked everywhere--no joy. Maybe this would be a good question to fire off to Mohawk Guy at JPL. Surely they have the data...
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