Catch Up With Curiosity
JPL’s NASA’s Solar System Simulator has added the Mars Science Laboratory to its list of trackable spacecraft. Using this tool you can see Mars and Earth from the rover’s perspective as it speeds toward its date with the red planet on Sunday.
To go there, click here:
Of course, it’s only a simulation. When it lands for real it’ll take 7 minutes and we woun’t know if it landed or crashed for 14 minutes. That’s how long it takes light…and radio transmissions…to get here from Mars.
The show begins on Sunday at 8:30 pm PDT.