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Touchdown: NASA's Perseverance rover ready to search for life on Mars

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After seven months in space, NASA's Perseverance rover overcame a tense landing phase with a series of perfectly executed maneuvers to gently float down to the Martian soil Thursday and embark on its mission to search for signs of past life. FRANCE 24's Alyssa Caverley reports from Los Angeles.

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