NASA will launch new video footage from its Perseverance rover exhibiting the second it touched down on Mars, in a stay occasion at 7pm GMT.
The plutonium-powered rover, which is 10ft lengthy, 9 ft vast, seven foot excessive and weighs 126kg, parachuted down onto the purple planet on Thursday night and has begun its epic quest to seek for indicators of historical life.
NASA selected the Jezero crater as its touchdown website, within the hope that its boulders, ridges, cliffs and pits may very well be a promising spot to seek out indicators that life as soon as existed.
On Saturday, a Twitter created for the rover despatched out the message: “Busy, busy. What I’ve been as much as since touchdown, you ask? Properly, fairly a bit. On Feb. 22 at 11am PT (2pm ET/1900 GMT, hear my group again on Earth talk about the info I’ve despatched them to date and what I’ll be doing these upcoming days.”