NASA’s Perseverance Rover Begins Science Mission On Mars Written 11 June 2021


NASA’s Mars rover: “Perseverance” | NASA

The Daily Mail (UK) reports that NASA’s Perseverance rover has commenced its science mission on Mars, starting with a move away from its touchdown zone June 1. As part of its science mission, the rover will search “for signs of ancient microscopic life,” and study the Jezero Crater’s “geology and look for signs of past habitability.” The rover also will “collect rock and sediment samples, which the US space agency hopes to bring back to Earth with a future mission for further study.”
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