Posts Tagged ‘Mars Curiosity Rover’

A high-resolution look at Mars

August 5, 2020

This panorama was created by combining hundreds of still photographs.  For details, click on Gorgeous 4K Video of Mars by Jason Kottke for

Pride of workmanship goes to Mars

September 22, 2012

This brief video is about workers for Forest City Gear, a family-owned company in Rockford, Illinois, who cut all the gears and other moving parts for the Mars Curiosity Rover.  If any of those gears had been cut imperfectly, the Curiosity Rover wouldn’t have worked.  This video is a tribute to blue collar skills, and to pride of workmanship.