Ever wonder what it'd be like to hurtle through the Martian sky down to the surface of Earth's closest planetary relative? A new video from the Mars Curiosity rover provides a fascinating glimpse, thanks to social media.
The @MarsCuriosity Twitter account posted a link to a YouTube video late Monday afternoon chronicling its recent descent to the Red Planet. The stop-motion video, compiled via 297 frames shot during the final two-and-a-half minutes of the rover's journey, is embedded above. Below, is the tweet that the rover's sassy, silly Twitter account used to share the video with the world: