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    • A panoramic photo of the Martian landscape, made up of individual images taken by the Navigation Cameras, or Navcams, aboard NASA's Perseverance Mars rover.
    • The surface of Mars directly below NASA's Mars Perseverance rover is seen using the Rover Down-Look Camera in an image acquired 22 February 2021.
    • Perseverance Mars rover, featuring the PIXL (Planetary Instrument for X-ray Lithochemistry), one of the instruments on its stowed arm, is seen in an image taken by the rover's navigation cameras. Picture taken on 20 February 2021.
    • The mysterious landscape of Mars captured by the Rover Down-Look Camera in an image acquired 22 February 2021.
    • A green dot marks where NASA's Perseverance Mars rover landed in Jezero Crater on Mars, 18 February 2021, in a base image taken by the HiRISE camera aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
    • The surface of Mars directly below NASA's Mars Perseverance rover is seen using the Rover Down-Look Camera.
    • Another image of the Red Planet's landscape taken by the Rover Down-Look Camera.
    • NASA's Perseverance Mars rover is seen where it landed in Jezero Crater on Mars.
    • The Martian craters spotted on the planet's surface. The image taken by the Rover Down-Look Camera on 22 February 2021.
    • A panoramic photo of the Martian landscape made up of individual images taken by the Navigation Cameras, or Navcams, aboard NASA's Perseverance Mars rover.
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    A panoramic photo of the Martian landscape, made up of individual images taken by the Navigation Cameras, or Navcams, aboard NASA's Perseverance Mars rover.

    The footage from high-definition cameras will reveal more on the mysterious planet, where NASA’s scientists are eager to find any signs of ancient life.

    NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover successfully landed on the Red Planet last week, marking the culmination of a seven-month space voyage.

    The rover, which is destined to spend the rest of its days on Mars, will be collecting data on the planet’s geology and climate. The agency’s mission to the planet is considered its most sophisticated to date, and accompanied by a small helicopter, Ingenuity. Scientists from NASA are now planning to launch the heli at least five times to test its flight capability.  

    Previously NASA released the first video and first audio recording of the Red Planet. 

    NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance mission was launched on 30 July 2020 and tasked with searching for signs of life on the planet.

     

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