March 06, 2021

On March 4, 2021, President Biden video called NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to congratulate the mission team for the successful landing of the Perseverance Mars rover.

The president spoke with JPL director Mike Watkins and Swati Mohan, the mission's guidance and controls operations lead. Team members watched and reacted from various mission support areas around JPL. The team remained masked and socially distant due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

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