After a rocky first start, Perseverance hit pay dirt on the second try. The rover collected two samples recording ancient volcanic eruptions and groundwater interaction.
Perseverance came up empty on its first attempt to grab and stow a sample of Mars.
Perseverance will soon collect the first of many samples from the Martian surface in a quest to answer whether the planet once hosted life.
NASA’s Perseverance rover is providing us with amazing views of its new home., including an amazing video of the sky-crane descent.
NASA’s Perseverance rover is set to land on Mars tomorrow in a complex but well-tested procedure — its very own "seven minutes of terror."