*just entered the atmosphere*
It’s exciting to watch this in real-time – it’s sad that space exploration gets so little mainstream attention nowadays.
* altitude 1700 meters … altitude 1000 meters … altitude 150 meters … altitude 80 meters … altitude 15 meters *
Everybody is on their toes …
* touchdown * * cheering *
Apparently, the landing was a success! Congratulations!
Now everybody is waiting for the solar arrays to be deployed and if this goes well, the mission that the NASA team worked on for 5 years will be a success.