NASA Perseverance rover wows with first sweeping Mars panorama

NASA’s Perseverance Rover snapped pictures for this beloved Mars panorama on February 20, 2021.

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after a Victorious arrival last week, NASA’s Fortitude Rover has a chance to catch its breath and take a nice long look around the Red Planet. on Monday, NASA unveils new images and video from Mars, Contains a grand panorama showing the rover’s view of its new home, Jezero Crater.

The panorama is composed of six images captured by the vehicle’s navigation cameras on February 20, 2021. It depicts a wide, dusty and rocky landscape. The crater was once the lake house and the rover would be Looking for signs of ancient microbial life in the area.

“Landing on Mars is a rush of tension, drama and noise. Then, when the dust clears: peace and grandeur” Perseverance team tweeted On Monday with a video version of Panorama.

On Monday, NASA also launched a Video popping of landing process And audio collected from the surface by a microphone on the rover. The agency shared some additional photos of interest, including views of the rover’s deck and its stove.

The Perseverance Rover took a look at his deck and held hands on February 20, 2021.

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It is notable how clean the rover looks after its dusty landing. NASA is currently investigating the system and preparing for surface operations, which would eventually include experimental closure Congenital helicopter And later collecting samples to return to Earth.

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There is another notable image revealed by NASA on Monday. It does not come from a rover itself. NASA’s Mars Reconciliation Orbiter (MRO) looked down at the landing zone with its HiRise camera and saw all the various components of the arrival process scattered on Mars.

This MRO image of Mars shows all the assorted bits used and discarded during the persistence and landing process.

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The annotated image shows the parachute and back shell, the descent stage, the rover, and the abandoned heat shield that protects the machine as it explodes through the atmosphere.

The long-range visual persistence of the MRO is perfect for panoramas and close-ups. It is a large planet and has a lot to explore.

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