• Stunning photos from NASA's new Mars rover reveal 200-foot cliffs, mysterious rocks, and a perfect touchdown

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement NASA's Perseverance rover hasn't started roaming the red planet just yet, but its cameras have been busy at work.
    A suite of ruggedized, off-the-shelf sports cameras captured unprecedented footage of the rover descending to Mars and landing in Jezero Crater on Thursday. Then the rover's science and navigation cameras began snapping away as soon as it was on the ground. The results are breathtaking.
    So far, NASA has published more than 4,700 images from the rover, with many more to come.
    "It's been a firehose of data," Justin Maki, a Perseverance imaging scientist and...
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