Archives for the month of: August, 2012

Deploys like an airbag!

Wow. I was tempted to turn it off about 1/4 of the way through, but it’s worth sticking through the end.

Curiosity’s Sky Crane, heat shield, parachute, scattered around Gale Crater.

Via the Lands’ End Canvas blog:

squirrel feeder

Squirrels up here in Wisconsin think they own the joint.
We’re on a mission to knock them down a peg or two.
That being said, we’re installing these squirrel feeders around our Canvas building so we can point and laugh at these uppity rodents.

front cam image from Mars Curiosity, just after touchdown, relayed by Odyssey

sunset over the Flatirons