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Mars Image of the Week

Mars Perseverance Sol 606: Left Mastcam-Z Camera
This photo was selected by public vote and featured as "Image of the Week" for Week 90 (Oct. 30 - Nov. 5, 2022) of the Perseverance rover mission on Mars. NASA's Mars Perseverance rover acquired this image using its Left Mastcam-Z camera. Mastcam-Z is a pair of cameras located high on the rover's mast. This image was acquired on Nov. 3, 2022 (Sol 606) at the local mean solar time of 15:55:18. (Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU)

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On Sol 579 (October 6, 2022), Perseverance collected a sedimentary sample named “Mageik,” the mission’s 14th rock core, from the Amalik outcrop in the Enchanted Lake region at the base of the Jezero delta. Following collection of the Mageik sample, the rover processed a “witness tube.”

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  • Flight number: 34
  • Date of flight: NET Nov. 10
  • Flight duration: 18.6 seconds
  • Horizontal flight distance: 0 feet (0 meters) 
  • Flight speed (horizontal): 0.0 fps (0.0 mps)
  • Flight altitude: 16 feet (5 meters)
  • Flight goal: test flight – hover only

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The agency’s Perseverance rover will establish the first sample depot on Mars.

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The latest findings provide greater detail on a region of the Red Planet that has a watery past and is yielding promising samples for the NASA-ESA Mars Sample Return campaign.

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