Watch the ‘Perseverance’ rover land on Mars in this just-released video

Last week, NASA's newest Mars rover Perseverance landed on the Red Planet. For the first time, the rover was carrying a suite of high-res cameras—and ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ 
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Last week, NASA's newest Mars rover Perseverance landed on the Red Planet. For the first time, the rover was carrying a suite of high-res cameras—and that means we can now watch exactly what it looks like to land on another planet for the first time. In this just-released video from NASA, you can see the parachute expand and the little rover plunge toward the surface of Mars during the "seven minutes of terror."

“These images and videos are the stuff of our dreams,” says Mars 2020 entry, descent, and landing lead engineer Allen Chen. Read more about Perseverance and watch the video here.

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Watch the ‘Perseverance’ rover land on Mars in this just-released video

New footage from the Mars 2020 ‘Perseverance’ rover reveals the sights inside the “7 Minutes of Terror”—and marks the first time you can watch a spacecraft land on another planet.
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As Blue Origin and SpaceX democratize access to space, small companies will get to explore an array of promising new ideas that lie beyond planet Earth.

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The new book “Guilty Admissions” explores the culture that created the shocking con that rocked the academic world.

Pressure mounts on President Biden to appoint a fashion czar

More than 80 brands, experts, and organizations have signed on to a letter asking President Biden to help make the fashion industry more sustainable and humane.

How to fix the mess of COVID-19 vaccine appointment scheduling

Just because you’re eligible doesn’t mean you can get an appointment. We could be making it much easier for people.
Ikea pioneered cheap, disposable furniture. Now it’s discouraging it

Some of the company’s most iconic products will now have disassembly instructions.

Spotify just unveiled “lossless” CD-quality music. Your move, Apple

With Apple’s long history with high-quality audio, and with the dawn of 5G, don’t be surprised if Apple adds lossless audio streams to Music.

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Your brain loves routines. Here’s how to build new and better ones

Every once in a while, you need to take a step back and ask whether your routines are serving you optimally.

We tested the best new leggings for exercise, work, and everything in between

We’ve seen our share of yoga pant hits and misses this year. Here are our picks of the best.

Looking for a pick-me-up? Treat yourself to one of these designer coffee mugs, and sip in style

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5 steps to create better boundaries when you work from home
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Bitcoin’s nosedive: What you need to know
The price of bitcoin has plunged 16% from its all-time high in just one day, falling from $58,000 on Sunday to just over $46,000 as of the time of this writing. So what happened? Two things. Or, rather, two people may be the reason why.
On Saturday, Elon Musk tweeted that the then-skyrocketing price of bitcoin did “seem high.” The next day bitcoin topped out at an all-time high before it started dropping.
Then on Monday, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen called out bitcoin’s role in funding illegal activities. She also called it energy inefficient due to how much power it takes to generate a single bitcoin. 
There’s also the fact of rising interest rates, which have put pressure on some high-flying tech stocks, sparking a sell-off that is having cascading effects throughout markets.
Despite the recent dip, bitcoin is still up 60% since the start of this year.
Fast Company is accepting applications for its new Brands That Matter ranking
Fast Company is excited to introduce a new recognition program: Brands That Matter. This program will showcase brands that are more than the products they sell or the services they provide, that have achieved relevance through cultural impact and social engagement, and whose branding authentically communicates their missions and ideals.
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