NASA's Mars rover Perseverance successfully touches down on the red planet

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Rover has landed in the past. Our perseverance touched down safely on Mars, where it will look for signs of ancient life, among other very cool things. And now the $2.7 billion spacecraft is getting a close up. Look at the Red Planet. With some engineering help from a Queens native Gotham's reporter City Pereira has the story. Vishnu Streeter grew up in Rego Park, where he was fascinated with watching airplanes take off from LaGuardia. His grandfather, a civil engineer who built trains and dams in India inspired him. Now he has co engineer these Super Cam, a scanner that can examine rocks and minerals from 20 ft away to reveal their chemical makeup. That's something I will cherish for less of my life having to have touched and worked on. A piece of hardware that's honest way to Mars. The 27 year old helped build the craft at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California.

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