Consultant to the NASA Perseverance mission, A. Miguel San Martín's emotional reaction to the landing also filled his daughter Maddie with pride.
- Skycam maneuver has started.
MIGUEL SAN MARTIN: [INAUDIBLE]
- We're at 20 meters off the surface.
MIGUEL SAN MARTIN: Touchdown. We've got touchdown.
MIGUEL SAN MARTIN: Yes.
- Touchdown confirmed. Perseverance safely [INAUDIBLE].
MIGUEL SAN MARTIN: Yes! [LAUGHS]