Onboard Video of the Perseverance Rover Landing is the Most Incredible Thing I’ve Ever Seen

Post Syndicated from Evan Ackerman original https://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/space-robots/onboard-video-of-the-perseverance-rover-landing-is-the-most-incredible-thing-ive-ever-seen

Some very quick context: during landing, multiple cameras were recording the event, and this video is a combination of these. No audio was recorded, so you’re hearing a feed from JPL mission control.

Here’s the video:

We’ll have a lot more on the Perseverance rover, but for now, we’re just going to let this video sink in.

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