This story is partour series exploring the red planet.
If you’ve ever stuck a pebble in your shoe, you sympathize with NASA’s roving probe. The moving Mars Explorer grabbed a rock on one of its wheels and it got stuck for a while. The rock is not a stone, but neither is it a small pebble.
NASA publishes Rover raw footage on a rolling base. Looking back in the files I found at least the rocks shown in the car scratch prevention camera photos Already on February 6although he did not carry out a full historical investigation.
Since Perseverance seems to have adopted a pet rock, I contacted NASA to see if anyone has already dubbed it. Otherwise, I suggest“That would be a good idea.
Six Perseverance wheels are aluminum, with lugs that give traction on Jezero Crater’s rough, rocky and dusty terrain. Each wheel is 20.7 inches (52.5 cm) in diameter. The latest sports rover designed by NASA is upgraded fromBut it still works after many years on the red planet.
Rock does not diminish the perseverance of skating. The rover carried trucks across Mars,Besides. On the contrary, it speaks to the robust design of the wheels of the rover. If I had such a big rock in my shoes, I wouldn’t go anywhere.