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‘Dare mighty things’: The man behind the secret message in the Mars rover’s parachute – CNN

When NASA’s Perseverance rover returned the first-ever video of a descent through the Martian atmosphere and landing on the red planet, a secret code was revealed…

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(CNN)For the thousands of people who work on a spacecraft that journeys to Mars, the result of their efforts often remains unseen once it leaves Earth. That all changed this week when NASA’s Perseverance rover returned the first-ever video of a descent through the Martian atmosphere and safe landing on the red planet.
The footage gave the world a glimpse of an often entirely invisible process, including the deployment of the parachute to slow down the spacecraft after entering the atmosphere.

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