A computer pilot helps NASA's six-wheeled geologist as it searches for rock samples that could be brought to Earth for deeper investigation. READ MORE
As the Perseverance rover collects samples on Mars for potential delivery to Earth as part of Mars Sample Return, mission team members are sharing what makes each sample unique. Latest in the video series: a sample from a fanned-out area that hosted an ancient river and is rich in carbonate, which may effectively record signatures of Mars' past water history. Watch Video Sample Dashboard Mars Sample Return
Riding with the Perseverance rover, the instrument has proved to be a viable technology for astronauts on Mars to produce oxygen for fuel and breathing.
Mars Rock Samples
Learn more about the diverse set of samples the rover has collected,
which could one day be returned to Earth by Mars Sample Return.
Meet the Martians
Meet some of the team members behind the Perseverance rover
Explore with Perseverance
Explore Jezero Crater using this interactive map that lets you zoom in and see where the Perseverance rover is located.
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