NASA's Mars rover is at it again, captures something 'spectacular'

NASA's newest Mars rover named Perseverance is at it again, capturing stunning images of the Martian landscape located around it.

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Published Mon, Oct 18 2021 4:33 AM CDT   |   Updated Fri, Nov 12 2021 2:33 AM CST

NASA has released a new image captured by its Mars rover named Perseverance, showing off an incredible view of an area in the Jezero Crater.

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The image is a brand new panorama of the South Seitah area located in the Jezero Crater, where Perseverance is currently exploring. Researchers selected the Jezero Crater for its potential to contain evidence of past life on the planet as well as its geological potential as it contains some of the oldest rocks that will allow researchers to understand more about Mars' past when studied.

The image is a mosaic piece that is comprised of 84 separate images that were taken with Perseverance's Mastcam-Z instrument. According to NASA, the images were taken on September 12 when Perseverance was parked on an elevated overlook that is located just outside of its entry point into South Seitah. To view a full resolution version of the panoramic image, check out this link here.

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