Rover Offers Ringside Seat To Harrowing Mars Landing

Mars view from rover
Perseverance's first high-resolution color image of Jezero Crater, taken with Hazard Cameras located underneath the rover, after its Feb. 18 landing.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
What began as a dad’s gift of an action video camera to his 11-year-old gymnast daughter ended up providing a ringside seat for millions to watch the high-stakes entry, descent and landing of NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover in Jezero Crater. “My daughter put the camera in the harness, put the harness...

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