The Perseverance rover has finally passed the surface of the planet and sent a new photo

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On the page dedicated to the achievement of the Perseverance rover, information has been published that the rover has finally begun to move on the surface of the Red Planet.

A few hours ago, Perseverance confirmed that it made the first test drive, moving about 5 meters. The rover’s creators added that this is just the beginning, as there is a long road ahead for Perseverance.

Perseverance also sent a new high-resolution photograph back to Earth showing the rover itself and the footprints it left on the planet’s surface.

The Perseverance rover has finally passed the surface of the planet and sent a new photo

The Atlas V launch vehicle with the Perseverance rover was launched from the Cape Canaveral launch site in Florida on July 30 last year. In mid-February, the device landed on Mars. Last week, the Perseverance rover sent back to Earth the first high-resolution panorama of Mars, which was taken using the Mastcam-Z instrument.

Perseverance should be on Mars for 687 days.

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