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Slow Travel on Mars !

joe

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Well, this may be a bit off topic. But I thought that because for many of us, as our favorite travel destinations are presently as unattainable as Mars, it might be interesting for some folks to see the amazing recent high-quality photos from the Red Planet. I'm posting in the "Other Countries" thread, so I might be OK with the forum administrator... ;)

This movie on YouTube, based on NASA photos taken from their rovers on Mars, is best seen full screen. It's only ten minutes, but quite remarkable imo. I swear there are places that remind me of my outdoors here - @Pauline can vouch for this... ;)
And anyone who has traveled in deserts will probably have an eerie feeling that Mars is not that alien.

For the lighter side, take a look at some of the comments posted under the video...
 
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joe

500+ Posts
Again, a bit off-topic - but just wanted to post the incredible video of the Perseverance landing on Mars.
It's just a thrill to see this in our lifetime.
As the deputy manager of the mission said :
“I think it’s part of the reason why we’re at the top of the food chain – it’s because we’re curious because we want to go to places we haven’t been. We want to answer questions we don’t know the answer to. Sometimes, we want to find the questions we don’t even know need to be asked.”

Maybe our grandchildren...?

View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4czjS9h4Fpg&feature=youtu.be
 

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