Immerse yourself in Perseverance's 360-degree vista of Mars

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Immerse yourself in Perseverance's 360-degree vista of Mars

If you're curious about what it's like to stand on Mars right where NASA's Perseverance rover landed, the spacecraft shared a 360-degree view you can enjoy right here on Earth.

In the panorama shared on YouTube on Monday, you can click and drag to see Mars from the rover's perspective inside Jezero Crater, or use a VR headset for an even more immersive experience.

The stunning view was stitched together from images taken by Perseverance’s two navigation cameras, located on its mast’s “head.” They show pebbles dotting the flat, dusty ground, far-off hills in the distance, and the hazy horizon.  It's clear that this vista was captured well after the rover's landing, which kicked up quite a bit of dust as it settled on the surface. Read more...

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