We'll find out August 5th. This is the craziest landing on Mars ever attempted and it has to perform each step on its own. By the time we get word that the probe has entered the atmosphere, the probe has been on the surface for seven minutes already, either whole, or in pieces. http://gizmodo.com/5920588/why-na The video is a must see. They can't use the ball method they used for Spirit and Opportunity because of size. This thing is apparently around the size of a Mini Cooper.