Like any good piece of hi-tech hardware, it excels The Perseverance Rover NASA’s Easter egg hidden in plain sight, since its landing on Mars on February 18th, NASA has shared thousands of photos taken by the rover.
And if you look close enough, as space did, you will pick up a sticker on top of its body. This poster depicts perseverance and every other NASA spacecraft to successfully reach the surface. Mars.
who’ve gone before me, and to new possibilities ahead. This is a Twitter Status This is a Twitter Status This is a Twitter Status — NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover (@NASAPersevere)
I’m part of a proud lineage of robotic explorers, carrying the torch forward on Mars. This plaque I carry pays tribute to those who’ve gone before me, and to new possibilities ahead. #CountdownToMars https://t.co/P1VdyrIW2O pic.twitter.com/RL2hSWS0oL
– NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover (@NASAPersevere) February 26, 2021
From left to right you can see Sojourner, Spirit and Opportunity, and Curiosity and persevere in arranging their landing on The red planet: 1997, 2004, 2012 and 2021, to the far right of the poster is a NASA Ingenuity helicopter, which has caught on in persistence flight and will attempt to fly through the Martian sky later this year.
After people saw the family photo, Dr. Mugiga Cooper, a planetary protection engineer at NASA’s Laboratory at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, shared a photo from the poster taken before his departure. Earth.
While he’s stealing the hearts of nerds everywhere, the mission of true perseverance is to find signs of ancient microbial life. Sometime in the next few weeks, NASA plans to take the rover for a short test flight before exploring more in Jizero craterOnce you find a promising place to dig, you’ll begin to persevere with collecting samples.