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Scenes from Perseverance landing on Mars(11 images)

NASA's Perseverance rover landed safely on Mars on Thursday, making it the fifth NASA rover to reach the Red Planet. The rover transmitted a series of brief signals and the first photo back to Earth telling the NASA control room it made a safe landing. Here's a look at some key moments.

Members of NASA's Perseverance rover team react in mission control, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., after receiving confirmation the spacecraft successfully touched down on Mars on Thursday. Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA | License Photo
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