The video begins after the spacecraft has withstood the 1,300 °C entrance into the Martian environment. Sky-facing cameras on the again shell present the deployment of the 150 lbs parachute in lower than a second, which slowed the spacecraft down because it raced in direction of the floor. Then ground-facing cameras from the rover’s backside present the warmth protect separating and falling to the bottom, from about 9.5 kilometers above the floor.

The purple panorama is proven in beautiful element, dotted hills and ledges in addition to craters and small valleys, coming into nearer focus because the rover continues to descend. When the rover will get near the bottom, the video shifts to sky going through cameras from the rover and floor going through cameras from the descent stage because the descent stage drops the rover down from its cords and slows the descent down utilizing its reverse thrusters. Lastly, after the rover touches down on the floor, we see the descent automobile detach and fly offscreen, to crash someplace close by. Perseverance has landed.