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Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 08/23/2012

High-definition video of Curiosity Mars landing is latest boon for rover fans

It’s almost as if you can’t explore a corner of the Internet without coming across a video of the Mars Curiosity landing.

There’s NASA’s version:

Then there’s the high-definition version with 12 missing high-definition frames “interpolated” from thumbnail images:

The video above was put together by Daniel Luke Fitch, a visual effects editor, Wired’s Adam Mann reports. The images from Curiosity represent the first recorded landing of an object on Mars, and are an opportunity to relive the moment over and over again.

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