NASA's Perseverance rover shares a photo of its first tracks on Mars

NASA’s Perseverance rover is officially on the move across the dusty surface of Mars.

The rover traveled about 16 feet near its landing site, NASA announced in a live conference Friday. This is its first confirmed movement since the mission successfully landed on Feb. 18. Photographic proof was shared through the official Perseverance Twitter account.

I’m on the move! Just took my first test drive on Mars, covering about 16 feet (5 meters). You’re looking at the very beginning of my wheel tracks. Many more to

— NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover (@NASAPersevere) March 5, 2021 Read more…

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