NASA's Perseverance rover snags its first dirt samples from sand and dust
"Everything we learn about the size, shape, and chemistry of regolith grains helps us design and test better tools for future missions."
| Dec 09, 2022 08:09 AM EST
Created: Dec 09, 2022 08:09 AM EST
Two holes are left in the Martian surface after NASA’s Perseverance rover used a specialized drill bit to collect the mission’s first samples of regolith – broken rock and dust – on Dec. 2 and 6.