Touchdown: NASA rover lands on Mars after harrowing plunge

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In this video grab Rob Manning, Flight System Chief Engineer Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, right, celebrates NASA's most high-tech Mars rover Curiosity safe landing into Mars surface with a complex new landing technique at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)