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Perseverance Mars Landing

noboundaries

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If you are interested and miss the live landing, or don't have access to the NASA channel, the NatGeo channel on TV will have a 2-hour summary of the highlights.
 

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Another place I've found it live is "The Newsy" cable channel.
 

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Interesting question. Mars is current 130 million miles away, so what we saw was the data as it arrived after about a 10 minute transmission from source. The two photos that arrived were as live as it gets.

There were cameras operating during the descent that will be transmitted later today, I believe.

Edited to correct the distance and time.
 
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LOL! Yeah its kinda hard to be "live" from that far off. Guess my question should have been.."Will they be posting pics on the NASA site of what the rover is seeing?"
Jim
 

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Will have to check back on them regularly then.
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I'm a space nerd my whole life. I remember watching the first moon landing in '69. As an 8 yr old. The media made a much bigger deal of it back then. Still amazed at all of this now, like I was then., lol.
 

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Sadly we have to many other distractions and disassociation with reality that for most folk things like this are unimpressive/unimportant
 

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I just have to say thanks for sharing! Actually got to watch the touch down, it was cool! Never would have thought about it otherwise!

Ryan
 

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