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Mars Perseverance Sol 490: Sample Caching System Camera (CacheCam)

This image was taken by CACHECAM onboard NASA's Mars rover Perseverance on Sol 490

NASA's Mars Perseverance rover acquired this image using its onboard Sample Caching System Camera (CacheCam), located inside the rover underbelly. It looks down into the top of a sample tube to take close-up pictures of the sampled material and the tube as it's prepared for sealing and storage.

This image was acquired on July 7, 2022 (Sol 490) at the local mean solar time of 20:16:19.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech


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