Not sure how many are following it, but we all ought to, as it is remarkably cool.
Personally, the whole "Sky Crane" thing is too awesome for words. I only wish we had a camera on the ground to see this freaking thing in action!
Particularly impressive is that this system is totally autonomous. Re-entry and landing will take about seven minutes, while command and control messaging takes fourteen minutes. It's simply not possible to control remotely. Nuclear powered, the size of a car, weighing over a ton- one of the most advanced robots ever built. Awesome. (but where can I get one of them there Plutonium batteries?)