Persistence of Mars rover photos of its own landing debris

Persistence of Mars rover photos of its own landing debris

On Mars, a unique type of “tumbleweed” is rolling across the Martian plains.

These tumbleweeds are not plants – they are pieces of debris from entry, descent and landing (EDL) hardware from NASA’s endurance rover. Percy is coming across many of these remains, photographing them so that engineers can study them.

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