Washington: President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris congratulated NASA on Friday on proving the facility of science and American ingenuity after the US house company’s Perseverance rover nailed a historic landing on Mars, in step one within the seek for indicators of historic microbial life the Red Planet.
After an almost seven-month journey by way of house, Perseverance – the biggest and most superior rover that NASA has ever despatched to a different world – efficiently touched the floor of Mars on Friday.
Filled with groundbreaking expertise, the Mars 2020 mission was launched on July 30 final 12 months from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida, USA.
Touching the rover is an bold first step within the effort to gather Mars monsters and convey them again to Earth.
“Congratulations to NASA and everyone whose hard work made Perseverance’s historic landing possible,” Biden wrote on Twitter about two hours after the landing.
Biden’s message additionally features a picture displaying Biden watching the landing on tv within the White House.
“Today has once again proven that with the power of science and American ingenuity, nothing goes beyond possibility,” he tweeted.
Vice President Kamala Harris additionally despatched her greetings to NASA and the Perseverance staff.
“Congratulations to @NASA and all their partners on their successful mission,” Harris tweeted.
“Today’s historic landing embodies the spirit of our country’s perseverance – building on past achievements and paving the way for future missions,” she mentioned.
Congratulations to NASA and everybody whose onerous work has made the historic landing of Perseverance doable. Today proved as soon as once more that with the facility of science and American ingenuity, nothing goes past the likelihood. pic.twitter.com/NzSxW6nw4k
– President Biden (@POTUS) 18 February 2021
Former President Barack Obama additionally congratulated NASA.
NASA kicked off the Perseverance Rover mission in 2012 throughout Obama’s first presidential time period.
“Congratulations to @NASAJPL on landing @MarsPersevere today!” Obama tweeted.
“We look forward to seeing what this mission reveals – and proud that our government invested eight years ago in this effort to continue America’s rich tradition of exploration and discovery,” he mentioned.
Congratulations to @NASAJPL by landing @MarsPersevere immediately! We sit up for seeing what this mission reveals – and proud that our authorities invested eight years in the past on this effort to proceed America’s wealthy custom of exploration and discovery.
– Barack Obama (@BarackObama) 18 February 2021
NASA’s Perseverance Rover efficiently lands on Mars
Source: Telangana Today