NASA's First Photos of Mars from the new Rover 'Perseverance'


After a dramatic 7-minute landing on Mars, NASA's most advanced rover yet, 'Perseverance' already has her camera out. Yes, She is a she according to NASA.

This is the 9th Rover the United States has successfully landed on Mars. A key objective of Perseverance's mission on Mars is Astrobiology, which includes looking for signs of ancient microbial life and to collect Martian rock. Coool!

This is a screenshot from a video that was taken while NASA's Perseverance rover touched down on Mars on February 18th, 2021

Photo Credit - NASA/JPL-Caltech

This is the first high-res, color image to be sent back by the Hazard Cameras on the underside of Perseverance.

Photo Credit - NASA/JPL-Caltech

If you want to learn more about Perseverance and her landing. Here's a great report by CBS.