Watch @NASA's new video footage from its Perseverance rover showing the moment it touched down on Mars here ⬇️…
The roughly one-minute video of the landing has dropped. You can watch the moment here ⬇️…
"These images are the stuff of our dreams," says Al Chen, Nasa's Entry, Descent and Landing lead
The footage from high-definition cameras aboard the spacecraft starts seven miles above the surface of Mars, showing the supersonic deployment of the biggest parachute sent to another world, and ends with the rover’s touchdown in the crater
A microphone on the rover has provided the first audio recording from Mars.

It sounds like a low-frequency buzz, to the untrained ear. About 10 seconds into the 60-second recording, a Martian breeze is audible, as are mechanical sounds of the rover operating on the surface
Four days after landing on Mars, NASA has released footage and photographs from the Red Planet 📸…
Mars: In pictures (1/6)…
Mars: In pictures (2/6)…
Mars: In pictures (3/6)…
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