Fri. Apr 16th, 2021

NASA’s Perseverance rover has taken its first check drive on Mars, the company introduced Friday (March 5). 

Perseverance, a car-sized rover that landed successfully on the Red Planet Feb. 18, simply made its first brief drive on Thursday, NASA officers mentioned. The rover moved a complete of 21. ft (6.5 meters) throughout the Martian terrain on a drive that took about 33 minutes, throughout which Perseverance moved ahead, turned in place and backed up. The rover drives with a high pace of .01 miles per hour (.016 kilometers). 

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