Apr 19, 2021
The evening of late January, in the year 2004, was a terrifying five minutes for researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California. Around 7:45 p.m., the Spirit rover started its descent to the Surface of the planet, as a crowd of technicians as well as others, being unable to obtain contact from the spacecraft for the period being, awaited proof of its progress with bated breath. The moving robotic lab would just have to apply the brakes from 13,000 miles/hour to zero miles/hour, supported by a rocket engine, a huge umbrella, airbags, and opposite way firing rockets, with no feedback from its animation effects, who'd been frantically playing drums on their tables in California. Finally, successful human exploration of mars landing moment established.
2021 - Spring - Issue 10