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Ground controllers at the space agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, settled in nervously for the descent of Perseverance to the surface of Mars - long a deathtrap for incoming spacecraft. It touched down at 7.56 am (AEST) to loud cheers in mission control.

One small step for Martians & one giant leap for Mankind

Ground controllers at the space agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, waited nervously for the descent of Perseverance to land on the surface of Mars – long a deathtrap for incoming spacecraft.It touched down at 7.56 am (AEST) to loud cheers in mission control.

(editor) The idea we can send a unmanned spacecraft to our second neighbor in the galaxy, is testament to all the things we do badly on Earth. No trust, No empathy, No excitement, No exploring, No “feel the fear and do it anyway …” – Well done to the team in California

Truly One small step for Martians and one giant leap for Mankind … so for the “Politically Correct”, if Men are from Mars and women are from Venus, we are all good in the above statement …whew!

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