NASA is just a few weeks away from launching a shiny new robot on the surface of Mars. This Wednesday it will break the install process for usOn the surface of the red planet.
Persistence due to land at the Jazero Crater on 18 February, is the first artificial object to surfaceIn 2018 and since the first rover Touched in 2012.
Perseverance has taken several samples to look for signs of ancient life on our neighboring world, who will return to Earth to collect samples and test some techniques for future Mars missions.
In addition, it is a small helicopter.
The robot has spent years wandering around Mars, which is great, but for the first time NASA will use one, To try to fly around the planet.
Several leaders of the Mars 2020 perseverance team will discuss the mission on Wednesday and what the landing day will look like.
The briefing is scheduled for 1:30 pm ET, and you can watch it live here.
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