Want to know how the Mars Rover Curiosity handles its landing? Here's a step by step process of how it's supposed to happen and it worked!
This animation from NASA provides an excellent breakdown of the Curiosity's insane landing plan on a second by second basis. Check out how it did go according to plan over at the link! [NASA via @litheon]
How do you make something indestructible? Scientists have created a new kind of material called Line-X and it is a type of coating that is five times stronger than steel. It can even withstand punches from a wall breaker. Good luck breaking out of this: Read more