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Just Released: Perseverance’s First Video of Mars

And the stunning images and audio it’s sent us so far

It was the most difficult landing ever attempted by a spacecraft on Mars. While it was also the most advanced rover to date, the room of scientists and reporters were nonetheless tense as Perseverance entered the Martian atmosphere. I joined them via the livestream, my sister and I holding hands as we watched the screen. It began its descent. The parachutes deployed, the heat shield abandoned, the rover headed towards the dust-licked spiny outline of Jezero…

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