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Wild NASA image shows Perseverance rover just before Mars touchdown – CNET

NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter also snapped a lucky view from over 400 miles away.

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Welcome to Mars, Perseverance rover. This stunning view was captured during the landing process as the rover was lowered to the surface.
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This story is part of Welcome to Mars, our series exploring the red planet.
We have a new iconic space exploration image, and it’s every bit as powerful as the finest Apollo images of the moon. NASA’s Perseverance rover successfully landed on the surface of Mars on Thursday, and it had a suite of cameras in place to view the action.
The rover initially sent…

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