Percy Made It To Mars

March 30, 2021
“Perseverance will get you anywhere.”

“I’m safe on Mars,” NASA’s Mars rover “Perseverance” from its Twitter account. The successful landing of “Percy” (the spacecraft’s nickname) begins a two-year mission on the Red Planet, incl. a search for signs of ancient former life in areas scientists believe water flowed billions of years ago. The soonest we’ll see Mars samples back here on Earth? 2031.

Touchdown! NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover Safely Lands on Red Planet

Perseverance Rover Landing Site Map

by Jenna Lee,