Mars Perseverance Rover Sampling Meets New Challenge

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NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover has encountered another “small” obstacle in its campaign to collect and cache samples of rocky materials from the floor of Jezero Crater, site of an ancient lake and stream delta that could host evidence of past red planet microbial life. On Dec. 29 at a rock…

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  • Imagery has revealed the presence of pebble-sized debris at the entry to the Perseverance rover’s chassis carousel.

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