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Curiosity departs Earth

Filed under pretty pictures, spacecraft, Curiosity (Mars Science Laboratory), animation

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Austrian amateur astronomer Gerhard Dangl captured this video of the Curiosity (Mars Science Laboratory) spacecraft departing Earth about 10.5 hours after its November 26 launch. A still image is available from his website.

Gerhard Dangl

Original image data dated on or about November 26, 2011.

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: Gerhard Dangl


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