The seven minutes of terror are over. The parachute deployed; the skycrane rockets fired. Perseverance, a rover built by humans to do science 128 million miles away, is wheels-down on Mars. Percy has now opened its many eyes and taken a look around. The rover is studded with a couple dozen cameras--25, if you count the two on the drone helicopter. Most of them help the vehicle drive safely.
Feb-23-2021, 12:00:00 GMT