Transcript for Out of this world images from Mars rover
We're going to turn now to Phillips in D.C. For Kyra Phillips in D.C. For us on this Friday with headlines. Good afternoon, to you Kyra. Happy Friday, tj. Great to see you guys. We begin with the winter weather emergency across the nation now, that arctic blast gripping much of the country. Alerts from Texas to Massachusetts, areas crippling with a coat of ice, as millions of people continue to dig out from more snow. This major crash on I-81 in Roanoke, Virginia, showing the slick conditions, and power lines frozen. A glimmer of hope in devastated Texas. The power slowly coming back on in the fifth day of temperatures below freezing. More than 13 million people being told to boil their water for safety, but that's if they even have any. The water supply is dangerously low right now. That severe weather hampering the critical delivery of vaccines to at least 42 states. FEMA reporting at least 2,000 vaccination sites are located in areas affected by power outages. And FedEx telling ABC news it's re-routing some of the covid vaccine shipments as that winter weather disrupts its Memphis hub. President Biden taking first steps today, on the global stage, participating in the g-7 talks, virtually. He'll be pushing a $4 billion boost to the world vaccine supply, and then heading to Michigan, to tour a pfizer vaccine manufacturing plant. The president will be making the case for his close to $2 trillion covid relief bill. And those new images from out of this world. The Mars rover perseverance, hard at work, after that thrilling and historic landing, cheered by all the nasa scientists. The rover traveling 300 million miles, for seven months and triumphing over the so-called seven minutes of terror to land in that dried-up lake. Percy, as the scientists call her, will hopefully be able to discover the truth about water on Mars and the search for life. Amy, she is also going to explore the possibility that the fourth rock from the sun may one day be our next home. Perfect meditation spot for T.J., don't you think? You know what they say, men are from mar, right? So he could just be going home. How close is Venus? One of my favorite books. Is Venus close? You guys are too quick for a
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