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NASA unveils never-before-seen video from Mars rover landing on the red planet – CBS News

Engineers say the Perseverance rover is healthy and moving swiftly through initial checkout.

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After a long weekend without any updates or imagery from the Perseverance Mars rover, NASA released a spectacular bounty of video Monday, including never-before-seen footage capturing the hair-raising descent to the surface of the red planet.
While previous landers captured still images during descent that later were stitched together to form a sort of stop-action movie, Perseverance was equipped with “ruggedized” off-the-shelf video cameras to shoot high-resolution imagery of the rover’s plunge…

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