Astro Bob's Backyard Astronomy: asteroid um ... behinds and the "totally cosmic" cosmos

Feb 23, 2021

The Perseverance rover in Jezero Crater
Credit NASA / JPL-Caltech

Mars is hopping with company these days: the United Arab Emirates and Japan have launched spacecraft to the red planet and the Perseverance touched down February 18th.

And no one is more excited about it than our own Bob King.

Here is the video Bob has posted to his blog, and yes, it is indeed "must see."  The post also includes clips of the first recordings of Martian wind!

Must-see Video of Perseverance Landing from Multiple Perspectives