February 24, 2021

NASA releases panorama taken by Mars rover

Washington (AFP) – The US space agency NASA released a spectacular panoramic view on Wednesday of the landing site of the ¬†Perseverance rover on Mars. The panorama shows the rim of the Jezero Crater where the rover touched down last week and the cliff face of an ancient river delta in the distance. It was taken by rotating the rover’s mast 360 degrees. The mast is equipped with dual, zoomable cameras which can take high-definition video and images. The panorama is composed of 142 individual images stitched together on Earth, NASA said. “We’re nestled right in a sweet spot, where you can see di…

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