Infographic: Curiosity Rover’s “Seven Minutes of Terror”

by Kids Discover

Check out the below infographic (courtesy of detailing the “7 minutes of terror” that occurred in the moments surrounding the landing of the Mars Science Laboratory rover “Curiosity,” which took place on August 6th at 1:31am Eastern Time.

Don’t forget to email, share and pin the below infographic to spread the excitement of this thrilling event in space exploration.

Infographic courtesy of NASA/JPL. For more great resources about the landing, visit