LIFE ON THE RED PLANET

NASA’s Perseverance rover has sent back a never-before-seen views…

The rover also returned some beautiful postcards of its landing site.

The first image shared during a NASA press conference Friday was “exhilarating” for the team when they received it. It shows the rover nearing the Martian surface during entry, descent and landing.

A camera on the descent stage of the spacecraft captured the perspective, something that wasn’t possible on previous missions.”This shot from a camera on my ‘jetpack’ captures me in midair, just before my wheels touched down,” according to a tweet from theĀ Perseverance Twitter account. “The moment that my team dreamed of for years, now a reality. Dare mighty things.”

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