Raw Images: Heat Shield Hits Ground on Mars

On Friday, NASA released a series of images

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On Friday, NASA released a series of images that shows the heat shield from the Mars Science Laboratory hitting the ground on Mars and raising a cloud of dust. (Aug. 17)

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