If the landing sequence
works correctly, the probe sends a radio signal, and you can use that to pinpoint where it is coming from, even if it broadcasts only very briefly.
The entry, descent and landing sequence
for Beagle 2 worked and the lander did successfully touch down on Mars on Christmas Day 2003," UK Space Agency said in a statement.
Not only did this facility go on to produce the world's first computer animated films during the mid-seventies it also contributed the 3D wire-frame model shown on the navigation monitors in the landing sequence
of the Ridley Scott film 'Alien'--making it the Industrial Light and Magic or Weta computer animation facility of its day.
The landing sequence
appeared dis-jointed, leading some analysts to suspect that that portion of the video showed a smaller model touching down.
Before starting final approach all aircraft will fly a predetermined arc at an equal distance to landing where the landing sequence
is then determined by giving direct-to instructions.
Engineers designed Curiosity to begin its 7-minute landing sequence
when it reaches the atmosphere of Mars.
And being able to get that whole landing sequence
to work the way you did is a testimony to your team.
Most of the data recorded by Curiosity's onboard inertial sensors has yet to be downlinked to Earth, but even the small fraction of information that is in the possession of engineers has allowed them to reconstruct the key moments of the landing sequence
Curiosity's intricate landing sequence
- dubbed "Seven Minutes of Terror" by NASA - set the rover down at 9:31 a.
The plot is rambling nonsense and starts with a bizarre Apollo moon landing sequence
The AAIB report said the pilots needed to see and avoid each other and that could not have been applied in my dad's case due to the other aircraft's position behind him in the landing sequence
, the speed and the fact he was not informed of its whereabouts.
From our perspective, the approach and landing sequence
were perfectly normal and in accordance with accepted procedures until landing rollout and the tower call.