When NASA’s Perseverance spacecraft landed on the surface of the planet Mars last week, it wasn’t the first by any means to do so: however, it was the first to record itself making the landing.

Stunning video released by NASA on Friday shows the views from two cameras on the spacecraft – one pointed up and one pointed down – that recorded the terrifying moments from when it deployed its landing parachute about 10 kilometers above the Martian surface until it touched down on the red planet’s surface a little over three minutes later.

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