Perseverance is a tiny pale speck on Mars on this orbiter’s eerie picture

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NASA’s Perseverance rover has been noticed on the Martian floor by a digicam excessive overhead, on the ExoMars Hint Gasoline Orbiter.

On Feb. 23, the orbiting ExoMars, a joint mission of the European Area Company (ESA) and Russia’s Roscosmos State Company for Area Actions, captured a picture of Mars displaying a tiny, pale dot — Perseverance — on the bottom far under. Launched by the ESA on Feb. 25, the picture additionally reveals the rover’s jettisoned parachute and backshell, the warmth defend and the rocket-powered descent stage, all of which have been essential for Perseverance’s secure landing on Feb. 18. 

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