Perseverance Rover Mars Rock Samples

Mars Rock Samples Collected by Perseverance Rover

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Sample No. Date Sealed Sol Sealed Sample Name Rock/Outcrop Name Sampling Location Sample Type Core Length
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Of the 43 tubes Perseverance brought to Mars, 38 are for collecting samples, and five are "witness tubes" designed to document the cleanliness of its sampling system throughout the mission. The first witness tube was sealed on Sol 160 (June 22, 2021). The second witness tube was sealed on Sol 499 (July 16, 2022). The third witness tube was sealed on Sol 586 (October 14, 2022).