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Mars landing: Photo shows Perseverance about to touch down



The American space agency has released an astonishing image sent back from Mars by its Perseverance rover.

 

It shows the robot heading down to the ground on Thursday to make its landing. It was acquired by the rocket cradle that placed the vehicle on the surface.

 

Perseverance has a large amount of data in its memory banks which it is gradually offloading to Earth.

 

Among other pictures is a view from a satellite that captures the rover in the parachute phase of its descent.

 

This also represents an immense technical achievement because the satellite - the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter - was approximately 700km from Perseverance at the time and traveling at about 3km/s.

 

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Germany: A Kurdish refugee gets killed by another Arab refugee


The Summit Foundation in Kurdistan Region announced on Wednesday that a Kurdish refugee got killed by another Arab refugee in one of the camps in Germany.

 

In a statement, the...


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Will new US administration change its policy towards Syrian Kurds?


Joe Biden, the most pro-Kurdish U.S. politician, had won during last years election in the U.S. and one of the primary things he did was announcing the appointment of Brett Mcgurk, former US repres...


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