Video Game Lets You Live the Mars Landing

The landing of the Curiosity rover on Mars has spectators turning to NASA and JPL for their information.  But what if you want to live the exciting decent into the martian atmosphere yourself? Well now you can.  On XBOX 360, you can download a game that allows you to become the lander craft as you pilot the payload of the lander safely down to the surface of Mars.  And with the Kinect sensor, you actually use your whole body to pilot the craft onscreen.  Take a look at some gameplay here as we interview the game developer, and check out this and all the other exciting apps and games from NASA and JPL.

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