Perseverance Rover

Perseverance, nicknamed Percy, is a car-sized Mars rover designed to explore the Jezero crater on Mars as part of NASA's Mars 2020 mission. It was manufactured by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and launched on 30 July 2020, at 11:50 UTC. Confirmation that the rover successfully landed on Mars was received on 18 February 2021, at 20:55 UTC. As of 31 August 2022, Perseverance has been active on Mars for 544 sols since its landing. Following the rover's arrival, NASA named the landing site Octavia E. Butler Landing. Perseverance has a similar design to its predecessor rover, Curiosity, although it was moderately upgraded. It carries seven primary payload instruments, nineteen cameras, and two microphones. The rover also carried the mini-helicopter Ingenuity to Mars, an experimental aircraft and technology testbed that made the first powered flight on another planet on 19 April 2021. As of August 31, 2022, it has made 30 successful flights.

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Mars Perseverance Rover Finds Organic Matter in Rock

NASA's Perseverance rover investigates geologically rich Mars terrain

Perseverance rover finds organic matter 'treasure' on Mars

Perseverance rover collects organics-rich Mars samples for future return to Earth

Life on Mars? Latest Intriguing Organic Findings by NASA’s Perseverance Rover

The Perseverance rover is finding more and more organic matter on Mars

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Digs Up Organic Molecules on Mars

Perseverance rover collects organics-rich Mars samples for future return to Earth

NASA’s Perseverance rover has found samples of “intriguing” organic molecules on Mars

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Investigates Geologically Rich Mars Terrain

Sun halo on Mars! This Martian sky sight spotted by Perseverance rover was once thought to be impossible

First underground radar images from Mars Perseverance Rover reveal some surprises

Perseverance rover retrieves key rocky clues to Mars' geologic and water history

Water-altered rocks discovered on Mars, stored for return to Earth by Perseverance rover

NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover: Laser Marking on Mars

Mysterious bundle of string on Mars' surface found by Perseverance rover

NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover Takes First Core From the Jezero Delta

NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover: Searching for Sand Transport

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Scouts Mars Sample Return Campaign Landing Sites

Perseverance rover scouts for Mars Sample Return mission landing sites