The Hidden Code in the Mars Landing #shorts

24 feb. 2021
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Writer/Narrator: Brian McManus
Animator: Mike Ridolfi (
Sound: Graham Haerther (
Thumbnail: Simon Buckmaster

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  • These shorts can't be monetized, so if you want to see more of them consider signing up to Curiosity Stream with our link in the description. This was fun to make. Super hard to get that explanation under a minute. First time we have made a video in under a day.

    Real EngineeringReal Engineering2 maanden geleden
    • @Guy Parrotta yup, I have been watching on Flixzone for since november myself :)

      Raphael KasonRaphael Kason13 uur geleden
    • a tip : you can watch movies on Flixzone. Been using it for watching lots of of movies lately.

      Guy ParrottaGuy Parrotta13 uur geleden
    • text

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    • @Aeon Decker Initially I said smiley to make people react. I still believe the simplest form of communicating expressing contact is the way to go. It comes with a risk but it's unavoidable to be misunderstood. BTW it's not the smile that is aggressive for chimps, it's showing teeth.

      Jeremy LopesJeremy Lopes16 dagen geleden
    • @Jeremy Lopes to our nearest cousins the smile is a threat. It's much better to come at any sentient life form , from there perspective not ours

      Aeon DeckerAeon Decker16 dagen geleden
  • Thought this was going to be an elaborate Rick roll

    Hatepril FoolsHatepril Fools12 uur geleden
  • I still dont get it 👁👄👁💀

    eyelash bugeyelash bug18 uur geleden
  • bro theres a 420 in there

    supershadow5817supershadow5817Dag geleden
  • Some people are just different

    Shreyas Steve KujurShreyas Steve KujurDag geleden
  • We just got rickrolled

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  • Lol the first 2 are 420

    slav nuggetslav nuggetDag geleden
  • Damn someone had too much free time

    The King Of JotunheimThe King Of JotunheimDag geleden
  • The guy whk decoded it is a genius

  • So I work in a frame shop. This man comes in with a photo of this parachute with a hand worked sheet that he decoded and submitted just MINUTES after the first person who did it with a COMPUTER. This guy was just incredible, he did it all by hand

    Emily NelsonEmily Nelson2 dagen geleden
    • Wow ‼️

      Phyllis NealPhyllis Neal2 dagen geleden
  • Extra fucking cool. Poetic scientists!

    GinoGino2 dagen geleden
  • Aww something with meaning, bet they thought it was their lil secret thats so cute

    HappyGoLuckyHappyGoLucky3 dagen geleden
  • And here I was, thinking that the Matrix Digital Rain is cool because its chinese cook recipes flipped vertically...

    Jonáš JunekJonáš Junek3 dagen geleden
  • Binary is easy A is 01000010 a is 11000010 B is 01000011 b is 11000011 C is 01000100 c is 11000100 D is 01000101 d is 11000101 And so one and so forth now that the 8 digit binary, idk about the 10 digit binary or what

    The WaffleThe Waffle3 dagen geleden
  • Everybody gangsta till NASA rick rolls everyone

    ArayaAraya3 dagen geleden
  • Looks like the flag of canada

    Da Blue Gamer [GD]Da Blue Gamer [GD]3 dagen geleden
  • Thought of binary as well but was too slow to decode

    Starbuck TissueStarbuck Tissue3 dagen geleden
  • i think they could have landed on this thing on Mars decades ago, but they were still trying to figure out the parachute code.

    Kile CKile C4 dagen geleden
    • Brilliant ‼️

      Phyllis NealPhyllis Neal2 dagen geleden
  • This assumes that "aliens" use the same type of computers we do also wouldn't this be bleached by the sun in couple decades since mars has no ozone layer and almost no oxygen

    yaboiminecraffyaboiminecraff4 dagen geleden
  • It translates to "more space junk on the way."

    Anonymous PersonAnonymous Person4 dagen geleden
  • As long as they got the math translations correct, add all the silly easter eggs you want.. 😜

    Cucker TarlsonCucker Tarlson4 dagen geleden
  • People have time to do this I don't have time to even poop properly

    akshat shuklaakshat shukla4 dagen geleden
  • Imagine if the secret message was a rick roll

    German FischGerman Fisch4 dagen geleden
  • Ehh

    MhhmmMhhmm5 dagen geleden
  • And how much extra money did that cost us taxpayers to have a custom message on that parachute? I bet none of those nasa fucks would have paid for the extra out of their pockets.

    J.Clark GrayJ.Clark Gray5 dagen geleden
  • U shared that with the world

    Ella SmithElla Smith5 dagen geleden
  • I really dont know why i am watching this

    Fizzy FreakoFizzy Freako5 dagen geleden
  • How are aliens supposed to know how to translate those coordinates into a physical location when latitude and longitude were arbitrarily defined by humans?

    LMF5000LMF50005 dagen geleden
  • critics and conspiracists share same mentality

    Young Min JuYoung Min Ju6 dagen geleden
  • To all the people saying that this is a stretch, it’s actually real! Here’s a link from that proves it was intentional:

    Ceren AltintasCeren Altintas6 dagen geleden
  • plot twist: the junk course was a rickroll

    Jusnoor DhillonJusnoor Dhillon6 dagen geleden
  • I cant understand a single thing he says but cool

    lil marslil mars6 dagen geleden
  • that’s pretty nifty

    RouZeRouZe6 dagen geleden
  • Imagine if it was just a random pattern they created and these guys somehow found a “secret” message

    Xinxai ThaoXinxai Thao6 dagen geleden
  • Fuck there is no any gas on Mars how parachute work.

    Vrt NationVrt Nation7 dagen geleden
  • This is scary why does it exist

    Madeleine UMadeleine U7 dagen geleden
  • Why do you call mars mers

    Athan PaulAthan Paul7 dagen geleden
  • Wow

    Quantum ShotQuantum Shot7 dagen geleden
  • How are people this smart!

    TayoTayo7 dagen geleden
  • Yes because every alien is capable of understanding the alphabet

    Selim TargilSelim Targil7 dagen geleden
  • Bruh...

    ツEvadeツツEvadeツ7 dagen geleden
  • I hear him says *MERS* is he Irish?

    Simon MomperSimon Momper7 dagen geleden
  • There are 2 types of people in the world... those that believe NASA's lies and those that actually think for themselves and know they're full of sh!t...

    AA Roofing N DesignAA Roofing N Design8 dagen geleden
    • @E WEST correction people without and people with schizophrenia

      richard polygamyrichard polygamy17 uur geleden
    • There are two types of people in the world. Those who understand what nasa is doing. And those arrogant enough to think their flawed logic is a masterpiece of argumentation

      E WESTE WEST6 dagen geleden
  • Me:Watching this My brain: Hah nerds

    Noah Reimer-NielsenNoah Reimer-Nielsen8 dagen geleden
  • Wow they are so high tech they even put code into their parachutes

    Venu GangaVenu Ganga8 dagen geleden
  • Imagine being so smart that you do shit like this for fun 😂

    MoHeD AlzahraniMoHeD Alzahrani9 dagen geleden
  • Bro the Martians are not gonna figure that out

    Seth D. MeyersSeth D. Meyers9 dagen geleden
  • That's could anyone look at that and not think that's binary code?

    John DoughJohn Dough9 dagen geleden
  • Plot twist: it actually says N E V E R G O N N A G I V E Y O U U P

    random guy who likes memesrandom guy who likes memes9 dagen geleden
  • You have the north /west coordinates for JPL switched reversed at the end of the video

    Michael BusseyMichael Bussey9 dagen geleden
  • Mom?

    Juanpablo ReyesJuanpablo Reyes9 dagen geleden
  • 4-20 woohoo!

    john bissonettejohn bissonette10 dagen geleden
  • Mission on ✨MAERS✨

    Nicholas TordoffNicholas Tordoff10 dagen geleden
  • Is the Narrator PotatoMcWhiskey? 🤔🤔🤔

    Russelle VicenteRusselle Vicente10 dagen geleden
  • I just think it looks cool

    dude mc manfacedude mc manface11 dagen geleden
  • That's really cool

    Spartan_1 Da BeastSpartan_1 Da Beast11 dagen geleden
  • What if it was NLworld link to rickroll

    Sanjay RSanjay R11 dagen geleden

    Roman MachanecRoman Machanec12 dagen geleden
  • Bruh what

    Adam ArneyAdam Arney12 dagen geleden
  • Normal people: ooo nice parachute Other people: everything is a code!

    Acid GamingAcid Gaming12 dagen geleden
  • Well dah Einstein

    Wayne McLeanWayne McLean13 dagen geleden
  • This is a missed opportunity for a Rick Roll

    Jack JackJack Jack13 dagen geleden
  • Oh my god i lived there

    abdulrahman bubshaitabdulrahman bubshait13 dagen geleden
  • NASA Engineer already told us this so whoopdidoo

    Chris BartlettChris Bartlett13 dagen geleden
  • Ok

    bologna brotherbologna brother14 dagen geleden
  • Hey NASA, just make a parachute. Us taxpayers don’t need you wasting money and man hours bullshitting and being cute. Love NASA btw, just breaking balls

    LedGuitar1218LedGuitar121814 dagen geleden
  • Hot damn that dude was smart

    clayton smithclayton smith14 dagen geleden
  • What's in that "junk code"?

    Robin HodsonRobin Hodson14 dagen geleden
  • Bit much

    Eoghan DridlEoghan Dridl14 dagen geleden
  • What will aliens do when they picked it up.. 😅

    JCXYJCXY14 dagen geleden
  • That’s smart

    Minh Quan VoMinh Quan Vo15 dagen geleden
  • Why did they leak the location of the lab?

    Ryan HRyan H15 dagen geleden
  • Looks like the wrapper of a tea biscuit

    Big_ Bean_101Big_ Bean_10115 dagen geleden
  • Everyone else: Interesting Me: is that the voice of BRY? 🥺🥺

    Jahnosha McDowellJahnosha McDowell15 dagen geleden
  • Dudes bouta get hired

    bouirotbouirot15 dagen geleden
  • Is this jacksepticeye

    Sussy bakkaSussy bakka15 dagen geleden
  • Imagine its a distress coded signal asking for help

    KindredKindred15 dagen geleden
  • When you have all the time in the world

    Minecraft_god 54Minecraft_god 5415 dagen geleden
  • Ok so.........

    Obito UchihaObito Uchiha15 dagen geleden
  • The three body problems intensified

    David LiuDavid Liu15 dagen geleden
  • "You may have noticed..." no I didn't but I'm not complaining

    Murad GeradMurad Gerad15 dagen geleden
  • **NSA knocks on door** We’d like to offer you a job son.

    Unholy NexusUnholy Nexus15 dagen geleden
    • Not a million miles from some of the selection processes out there.

      Robin HodsonRobin Hodson14 dagen geleden
  • I am still not able to decode it.

    Rameez LakdawalaRameez Lakdawala15 dagen geleden
  • This is some shit that only scientists would do.

    MrSpencerMcIntoshMrSpencerMcIntosh16 dagen geleden
  • Mapping that dome to a rectangular pattern actually hurt to watch

    Marsted RMarsted R16 dagen geleden
  • Wait... What is simple about this??

    Adrian DAdrian D16 dagen geleden
  • Jack????👁👁👁

    sub zerosub zero16 dagen geleden
  • Mares

    Darknees XLDarknees XL16 dagen geleden
  • It’s the well health safety seal.... just sayin

    Wheezing EdWheezing Ed16 dagen geleden
  • Yo this is mental

    Kaleb ManteganiKaleb Mantegani16 dagen geleden
  • Does anyone hear jack septic eye

    Theresa SommervilleTheresa Sommerville16 dagen geleden
  • Some people have too much time on their hands

    Uneeb ParkarUneeb Parkar16 dagen geleden
  • Plot twist: there is no code, they just made it for fun

    DuArTeDuArTe17 dagen geleden
  • Depending where cut begins and end. Could be Morse

    Budu-Budu WorldBudu-Budu World17 dagen geleden
  • What my math homework be like

    Trash bandits Recycle bandTrash bandits Recycle band17 dagen geleden
  • I don't want you are doing

    Miranda CowgillMiranda Cowgill17 dagen geleden
  • “Code for binary....” Me: ahh something I do not have Ps: for people who don’t get it, I’m non binary

    Major-ChanMajor-Chan18 dagen geleden
  • "Congratulations, you're hired" is the next thing that guys gonna hear

    先生CherryPepsi先生CherryPepsi18 dagen geleden
  • ok.

    Nico ArcillaNico Arcilla18 dagen geleden
  • Conspiracy theory

    chas sisomchas sisom18 dagen geleden