Perseverance Rover walked 21 feet for the first time on Mars. On March 4, 2021, the Perseverance rover, successfully sent to Mars via the US space agency NASA (NASA), successfully advanced from its landing site. According to information provided by NASA on Friday, the rover has successfully completed the first phase of its mission. Also, the six-wheeled rover moved 6.5 meters or 21.3 feet ahead in 33 minutes on Thursday.
According to NASA, the rover moved forward four meters, then turned left at 150 degrees, and then came back 2.5 meters. During this time, the marks of his wheels have also been recorded on the surface of Mars. NASA has also released its video.
Engineer Anees Zerifian, who tested the dynamics of perseverance at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, believed that “this was our first chance to kick the tire of the perseverance and roll it out. Meridian reported that the test campaign was’ unbelievably ‘Grew very successfully and proved to be a huge’ milestone ‘for the team completing the mission. Perseverance Rover walked 21 feet for the first time on Mars.
A statement from NASA said that on Friday and Saturday, the rover will go on a long drive. He said that the rover can cover a distance of 200 meters daily, which is slightly longer than a day on Earth. Let us tell you that at midnight of 18-19 February, the rover successfully landed on Mars to search for life. NASA has claimed that this is the most accurate landing on Mars so far.