Who would have though it’s mid spring on Jezero Crater Mars. Perseverance Rover could be betting ready for summer then. Well considering all the dunes on Mars, it must be summer feeling all year long. Below weather data is from Sol 50. Weather info could come late as captured from the rover’s MEDA. But, with the current stream of information those who track the rover’s movement on Mars is really appreciated.
Sight is everything
Latest batch of images are captures of Mars Perseverance rover color sample reference. Cameras are everything in a remote rover. There are 23 total cameras with Perseverance Rover. 9 Engineering, 7 Science and 7 EDL(Entry, Descent and Landing) cameras. To provide a precise snap shots from those cameras, it is important that it is regularly calibrated. And how the rover calibrate those cameras for perfect capture is with samples of course. Sol 51 raw images are a glimpse of the camera calibration targets. Shown so far are the Mastcam-Z Calibration and SuperCam calibration targets
Here’s a compilation of the raw images in a short video and of course you can still view the individual materials in the table below. Enjoy the video!
Pictures is worth thousand words. So, I’m just sharing all photos as captured by NASA Mars Perseverance Rover currently on the Red planet. Photo, crawled using NASA API. Really helpful delivered to my inbox. With additional steps, reflected the structured table into this post. Here’s how you can go back to the technical on how we crawl these raw images as Percy streams it to NASA lend us with the API
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