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November 14, 2013

Mars panorama taken by Curiosity rover day 437 on the red planet

Update: Panorama was taken few day before Curiosity experienced an unexpected software reboot. This computer reset occurred about four-and-half hours after new flight software had been temporarily loaded into the rover's memory.
The images for panorama obtained by the rover's 34-millimeter Mast Camera. The mosaic, which stretches about 30,000 pixels width, includes 101 images taken on Sol 437 

Source: +NASA 

November 13, 2013

Successful landing of Soyuz with the expedition 37 crew

Dear followers,

Last week, the Soyuz took-off with success from Baikonur, Kazakhstan with three astronauts and the Olympic torch. This Monday, November 11th, the Soyuz spacecraft has performed its reentry in the atmosphere and it landed in Kazakhstand. The Russian spacecraft brought the member of the expedition 37 crew members, the Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, the European astronaut +Luca Parmitano and the American astronaut Karen Nyberg.

Credits: +SpacevidsTv1