Tag: descent

This is so adorable. Listen to Malcolm as he follows his dad for the first time off of some ramps at Hellion at Highland Park. The encouragement he gives himself is the best! MORE KIDS ON BIKES!!

Check out this video of the Mars Curiosity Rover landing video (which was posted in HD previously) that somebody put together which turns the jagged video into something more similar to motion-capture. [via] As the video description says: This is the Curiosity Mars Rover descent footage interpolated from ~4 frames per second to 25 frames […]

Put together using hi-res still images, this video shows how Curiosity descended on the Martian surface in crystal clear quality.

The 297 images shown here cover Curiosity’s last 2 and a half minutes of descent onto the Martian landscape. This is phenomenal video, even if it is a bit on the low-res scale.

If you read this site regularly, you might have already seen that video I posted a few days ago of the folks descending into the pit of a live volcano. The video was pretty spectacular and Kottke posted this other video (I believe of the same day’s events) from a different angle and the volcano […]