NASA Perseverance Rover: Exploring Mars

BigBadBob141

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What is incredible to me is it has its own helicopter, flying in just one percent of our atmospheric pressure, to be honest I didn't think this was possible.
Still come to think of it parachutes are used in its descent so there is that, plus the helicopter is about the size of a drone, so who knows, one day there might be manned ones out there.
Not like the SF book where they used helicopters to explore the Moon!
As it has now landed safely let's hope for some stunning pictures!
P.S. Also the fact that it will leave behind soil samples to be picked up and returned to Earth by a future robot rover is also incredible!!!I
Also I find the so called skycrane method of landing pretty damned incredible as well, well done NASA all around for pulling this off, but that bouncy balloon one must have been fun to design!
 
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It's clearly faked. You can see the wires ;)

But on a more serious note, there's a 'game' called Rover Mechanic Simulator. It's just released a DLC for the Perseverance.
 

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Fantastic, truly amazing footage, the amount of detail is a wonder to behold, thank you mosaix for sharing this with us, I wonder what Giovanni Schaiparelli, H.G. Wells and Percival Lowell would think of this, it would probably blow their minds!
 

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Fantastic, truly amazing footage, the amount of detail is a wonder to behold, thank you mosaix for sharing this with us, I wonder what Giovanni Schaiparelli, H.G. Wells and Percival Lowell would think of this, it would probably blow their minds!
No one would have believed, in the first years of the 21st Century that Martian affairs were being watched from the timeless worlds of space....
 

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