Mars Perseverance landing on 18 Feb

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Mars Perseverance landing on 18 Feb

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It's do or die for a successful landing at 3:48PM Eastern/2:48PM Eastern today. Very intricate procedure using a tether to drop the SUV sized rover from a hovering mother craft. Space geeked.
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Lander down safely and transmitted first image!
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They sent it out on a small mission and shared a few photos that you can Google. They are going to send it to a river delta to collect rocks and are debating on taking a smooth route or another one over rougher terrain to collect other items a long the way.

I used to wonder if it was worth the money to explore Mars until I read an article that talked about Mars having to closest environment to ours and they are studying to figure out what changes Earth may experience one day.
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