A portion of a panorama from NASA’s Perseverance rover shows its surroundings in Mars’ Jezero Crater. The close-range perspective is somewhat skewed due to the panorama effect. (NASA / JPL-Caltech)
For the first time ever, NASA has captured video of a rover landing on the surface of Mars, plus audio of the wind whistling past it after the landing — and Amazon Web Services is playing a key role in making all those gigabytes of goodness available to the world.
The stars of the show are NASA’s Perseverance rover and the hundreds of scientists and engineers supporting the mission to Mars at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and other institutions around the world. But the fact that thousands of images are being pumped