Feb 18, 2022

6 major breakthroughs Perseverance made during its first year on Mars

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The Martian rover has done the most!

NASA’s Perseverance rover has been on Mars for a full Earth year. During that time, the little robot has gotten pretty familiar with Mars’ terrain and set off a historic mission to find out if life ever existed on the Red Planet.

Perseverance landed on Mars on February 18 with an unprecedented task of collecting samples from the Martian landscape, storing them in tiny tubes, and leaving them on Mars for a future pickup mission.

Here are some of the highlights of that mission so far, and what to look forward to from the Perseverance rover in the future.

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