WATCH: Perseverance lands on Mars

NASA has released video of the Perseverance rover landing on Mars.

Video Transcript

- [INAUDIBLE] meters per second at about 2.6 kilometers from the surface of Mars. We have confirmation that the backshell has separated. We are currently performing the divert maneuver. Her velocity is about 75 meters per second at an altitude of about a kilometer off the surface of Mars.

- Here in safety, Bravo.

- We have completed our Terrain-Relative-Navigation. Current speed is about 30 meters per second. Altitude of about 300 meters off the surface of Mars. We have started our Constant Velocity Accordion which means we are conducting the sky crane-- about to conduct the [? sky ?] crane maneuver. The sky crane maneuver has started. About 20 meters off the surface.

- We're getting signals from MRO.


- Tango Delta.

- Touchdown confirmed. Perseverance is safely on the surface of Mars.