October 27, 2021

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(Washington) NASA on Wednesday released a stunning panoramic photo taken of Mars Perseverance On the area where the rover landed last week.


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This photo, reconstructed from several shots taken by the vehicle, shows the symbol of the Xerox crater, which scientists say was a deep lake where a river flowed 3.5 billion years ago.

The vehicle set up 142 360-degree shots with high-definition cameras on its mast.

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Reconstructed photo from several shots taken by the vehicle, showing the peak of the Zero Pit

“We installed it on a very good site and from here we can see features similar to the ones found Soul, Opportunity And Curiosity (Three spaceships are in front Perseverance On the red planet) in their landing zone, ”said Jim Bell of the University of Arizona.

The American space agency has a clear goal of discovering landmarks of ancient life on the red planet, by collecting thirty rock specimens for at least two years.

Of cameras Perseverance It will help scientists determine the geological history and climatic conditions of the crater and identify rocks and sediments that will be collected before being transported to Earth in a future mission scheduled for 2030s.

NASA on Monday released two extraordinary documents that have already seized its vehicle, an amazing video recorded from all angles and the sound of Martin Gust, the first audio recorded by a microphone on the red planet.

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