Curiosity Rover’s Landing On Mars - Now In Amazing Homemade Ultra-HD Version

Independent video producer Bard Canning spent 4 weeks trying to improve the footage of Curiosity's landing released by NASA last month, and the result is insanely amazing. He used thousands of tracking points in a technique called motion-flow interpolation, and added sound effects to make it look and sound even more realistic. The original video was made out of 297 frames, and Canning's version looks like a real video with thousands of frames. Check out his result, and also a side by side comparison. NASA - watch and learn.

Canning: "I had to go the laborious manual route because the frame-rate is too low causing the footage to jerk around too quickly for automated motion tracking to handle it".

Side by side comparison:

The making of:

via TPM.


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Dan Stone's picture

nasa so need to pay him for that and use it themselves! amazing!

holy S***