Perseverance (rover)

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A selfie showcasing the rover, and the helicopter, Ingenuity.

Perseverance is a Mars rover launched July 30, 2020. It arrived in the Jezero Crater on Mars February 18, 2021. On the same day it captured its first picture of Mars. Aboard itself it carried, among other things, an oxygen generator, 17 different cameras and the first ever helicopter to be flied on Mars, Ingenuity.

In April 2021, the oxygen generator in the Perseverance created oxygen from carbon dioxide in the Martian atmosphere.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Potter, Sean (2021-04-21). "NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover Extracts First Oxygen from Red Planet". NASA. Archived from the original on 2021-04-22. Retrieved 2021-04-22.