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NASA releases landing video of rover ‘Perseverance’ on Mars, netizens wowed

The space agency shared the footage on Twitter, days after the rover, made its historic landing on the red planet.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: February 25, 2021 11:05:24 am
NASA, Mars rover Perseverance landing video, Sound of mars, first noise from mars, Perseverance landing video, Perseverance landing sound, Viral video, Trending news, Indian express newsThe video shows the orange and White parachute hurl open and the red dust kicking in as the rover lowers itself on the surface of the planet.

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Monday released a first-of-its-kind video of its rover ‘Perseverance’ making its landing on Mars.

The space agency shared the footage on Twitter, days after the rover, made its historic landing on the red planet.

“We captured our @NASAPersevere rover’s final minutes of descent and landing in a way never seen before,” NASA wrote while sharing the video online. The video captures the rover’s final minutes of descending and landing.

The video shows the orange and white parachute hurl open and the red dust kicking in as the rover lowers itself on the surface of the planet.

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Scientists at NASA also shared the first audio recorded on the surface of the red planet, a feat never achieved before on another world, according to The Guardian.

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The six-wheeled robotic vehicle covered 293 million miles (472 million km) for nearly seven months before entering the Martian atmosphere.

Through the endeavour, scientists hope to find fossilised signs of microbes that may have flourished on Mars some 3 billion years ago.

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