Photos: NASA's latest Mars rover, Perseverance, is headed to the Red Planet

NASA's Perseverance rover

In the next few weeks, NASA will be launching the Mars 2020 Mission to the Red Planet with the Perseverance rover in tow. The mission will build on the foundation laid by its predecessors with a robotic eye toward future human Martian exploration.

SEE: NASA's Perseverance rover: Everything you need to know about the Mars 2020 Mission (TechRepublic)

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