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NASA’s Perseverance rover beams back spectacular new images from Mars descent – The Times of Israel

Spacecraft sends stunning photographs from touch down near an ancient river delta on Red Planet

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NASA on Friday released stunning new photographs from Perseverance, including one of the rover being gently lowered to the surface of Mars by a set of cables, the first time such a view has been captured.
The photo was released less than 24 hours after the Perseverance rover successfully touched down near an ancient river delta, where it will search for signs of ancient life and set aside the most promising rock samples for return to Earth in a decade. NASA equipped the spacecraft with a record…

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