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07iC - Mission to Mars - Student Challenge: DESIGN

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Caption: This graphic shows the final stages of Perseverance's mission to Mars


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When NASA’s Perseverance rover lands on Mars this week, engineers will likely be holding their breath during the few key minutes that will separate the mission’s success from failure. The scariest moment is called the EDL — the entry, descent and landing phase. And this is NASA’s most complicated landing attempt ever.

7 Minutes to Mars: NASA's Perseverance Rover Attempts Most Dangerous Landing Yet

All landings on Mars are difficult, but NASA's Perseverance rover is attempting to touch down in the most challenging terrain on Mars ever targeted.


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