Encode Mighty Things

On February 22, 2021, NASA landed the Perseverance rover on Mars. Encoded in the parachute used for landing was the JPL motto and Teddy Roosevelt quote, “Dare mighty things”. Despite being a secret before landing, the internet quickly decoded the message.

Perseverance parachute

I thought that was pretty cool, so decided to make a little site that lets you make your own parachute using the same encoding. Other people have explained the encoding better than I could, so without further adieu, here is Encode Mighty Things.

Encode Mighty Things