NASA’s Perseverance Rover recently collected its first two samples of regolith, broken-up rock and dust, on Mars.
NASA released the results of the Perseverance Rover’s first seven oxygen generation runs on Mars using MOXIE.
NASA has been scouting out an area on Mars from spacecrafts in orbit. This is the first time the team is getting an up close look thanks to Perseverance.
The science collected during this mission will be investigated and reviewed for decades to come, including the return of sample cores collected by Perseverance rover.
The interactive map tracks Perseverance’s path from its landing site at the northern end of its route, to its more recent locations.
The Perseverance rover was sent to Mars to look for signs of ancient life and collect rock samples to be returned to Earth.