In a couple days the Mars Lander Curiosity will attempt an almost impossible feat of landing on Mars in a way that has never been attempted before.
Here is the NASA/JPL link to the mission.
Here is a CNN report on the mission.
And here below is the YT video of the original NASA video called Challenges of Getting to Mars: Curiosity’s Seven Minutes of Terror.
Hey at 2.5 billions US dollars maybe it will give the men, women and children sleeping in mud brick huts in Pakistan a break from the missiles of our UAVs. Actually this is all very exciting to a space science nerd like myself, lol.