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    How NASA Aims to Achieve Perseverance's High-Stakes Mars Landing

    The robotic rover’s touchdown is meant to be the most accurate ever attempted on the Red Planet, opening the way for future pinpoint landfalls throughout the solar system

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    For the engineers in charge of this mission, it was important to see not just the photos (they turned out to be excellent), but the video of the moment of landing so that they could work out and improve the landing technologies of future rovers and probes in advance of the planned manned flight.

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