NASA’s Perseverance Mars spacecraft enters the Red Planet’s new region – “Bright Angel”

Since January, NASA’s Perseverance rover has been tracking the south side of Neretva Vallis, which is likely the fossil of a river that fed the rover’s landing site in Jezero Crater.

In the distance, Perseverance’s operators could see a glimmer of its next destination: Bright Angel, named for light-colored outcrops that may be ancient rocks previously discovered by the running river.

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