Mars rover Perseverance refines class toward Crimson World

Mars rover Perseverance refines course toward Red Planet

NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover just fired up its deep-room thrusters for the 1st time.

Perseverance, the centerpiece of NASA’s $2.7 billion Mars 2020 mission, refined its class towards the Red Earth with a trajectory-correction maneuver on Friday (Aug. 14), 15 times following the lifestyle-looking rover lifted off.

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