Achieved! The Perseverance rover successfully lands on Mars and begins its task of searching for life on the neighboring planet
Everything has gone as NASA expected it to. The rover Perseverance has landed successfully and as planned on Mars. The mission, which took off from Earth on July 30, 2020. Months later, the rover has finally reached the Red Planet and made landfall without apparent problems.
Just as we could follow live, the landing has been successful. The rover unfolded from the spacecraft upon reaching orbit of Mars and began its descent. Being about 12 kilometers high, he opened his parachute to descend gently into the Jezero Crater. By the time it reached meters from the surface activated the thrusters and … touched down.
– NASA (@NASA) February 18, 2021
Perseverance es the fifth rover that NASA has sent to Mars And while NASA is already experienced in this, landing moments are always crucial. Entering the atmosphere and managing to place a rover millions of kilometers away is not an easy task.
Via | NASA