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Post by Dragon Fri Feb 19, 2021 1:51 am

Today at 20:55 UTC (3:55 p.m. EST), the Perseverance Mars rover – formerly called Mars 2020 – became the first artificial object to land on the red planet since the Insight Mars lander in 2018. It was the first rover to land since Curiosity touched down in 2012. Perseverance set down in the Jezero Crater, just north of Mars’ equator.

Landing on Mars is hard. Space engineers refer to it as seven minutes of terror. The rover hit the Martian atmosphere traveling at almost 12,000 miles per hour (19,000 kmh), streaking across the sky as its protective heat shield helped to slow it down.

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Post by Dragon Fri Feb 19, 2021 1:53 am

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Perseverance’s first image from the surface of Mars, acquired just minutes after landing.


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