'Curiosity' Lands Safely on the Red Planet

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After Curiosity landed last night, it took 14 minutes for the message to arrive in the control room at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena. The room erupted in cheers and elation. Allen Chen is flight dynamics and operations lead for the Curiosity descent and landing team at JPL. Astrophysicist Ian O'Neill is space science producer for Discovery News.

Credits

Guests:
Allen Chen - Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Ian O'Neill - astrophysicist and science writer - @astroengine

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Anna Scott, Sonya Geis, Caitlin Shamberg, Daniel Rothberg