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NASA Set To Correct Course Of Curiosity

11 Jan 2012, 14:50 UTC
NASA Set To Correct Course Of Curiosity
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A series of engine firings tonight will steer NASA's Mars Science Laboratory toward an arrival at the red planet next August, directing the spacecraft more precisely toward its Gale Crater landing site.A highly choreographed set of eight trajectory correction maneuvers will be performed during a three-hour span that will begin about 6 p.m. EST tonight. The engine-firings represent the largest

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