NASA’s Perseverance Rover to Land on Mars Thursday Written 18 February 2021


NASA’s next Mars rover: “Perseverance” | NASA

Florida Today reports that NASA has scheduled the landing of its Mars Perseverance Rover on Mars’ Jezero Crater for 3:55 p.m. EST Thursday. During what is “known as the ‘Seven Minutes of Terror,’ Perseverance will enter the Martian atmosphere, shed its head shield, deploy parachute, slow to a speed of 1.7 miles per hour, drop out of its capsule, fire rockets on its sky crane, and lower to the ground.”
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