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Statement by Tom Zelibor, Space Foundation CEO, on the Successful Landing of NASA’s Perseverance Rover on Mars
Written by: Space Foundation Editorial Team
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Feb. 18, 2021 — Tom Zelibor, CEO of Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for nearly 40 years, made a statement today on the successful outcome of the Mars Perseverance rover mission.
“On behalf of the Space Foundation team, congratulations to NASA and the entire Perseverance team on today’s successful landing in the Jezero Crater. Going to Mars and expanding our presence in the Universe is no small task, and this incredible demonstration of teamwork between public, private and research sectors further proves that when we work together, we can accomplish the seemingly impossible.”
“The arrivals of Perseverance, the UAE’s HOPE orbiter and China’s Tianwen-1 spacecraft on Mars, the ongoing missions of the International Space Station, along with all of the other space-inspired technologies that serve us on Earth herald the vibrancy and impact of the global space ecosystem. The New Space Renaissance has arrived, and it will benefit everyone. Congratulations!”
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