NASA’s Perseverance rover captured more striking photos of Martian territory in recent weeks

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Perseverance has won many fans during its Mars mission.

  • Fans of NASA’s latest Mars mission continue to be kept entertained by the adventures of its rover.
  • Perseverance’s exploration of Martian territory has resulted in many striking images.
  • From snaps of Jezero Crater to 360-degree panoramas, Insider rounded up the highlights.
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Perseverance captured an image of “Santa Cruz,” a hill about 1.5 miles away from the rover. The hill sits inside Mars’ Jezero Crater.

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The rim of Jezero Crater can be seen on the horizon line beyond the hill.

This shot, which appeared to show a rainbow, is actually a lens flare across the dusty Martian sky, agency officials said.

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NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover captured this image on April 4, 2021.

Perseverance viewed these rocks using its right mastcam-Z camera.

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This image was acquired on May. 13, 2021, and was selected as “Image of the Week” for Week 13.

Perseverance’s hazard cameras snap NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter on its fourth flight.

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NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover captured this image of Ingenuity on April 30, 2021.

The rover took a selfie with the Ingenuity helicopter. This photo is made up of 62 individual images stitched together when they were sent back to Earth.

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Perseverance Mars rover standing side by side with NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter.

Cameras aboard Perseverance zoom into what is most likely a section of an ancient delta in Jezero.

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This photograph was taken by Perseverance Mars rover’s right Mastcam-Z Camera on May 8, 2021.

A color-calibrated image from the rover’s navigation camera, showing an indentation of its tracks from its first drive.

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NASA’s Perseverance rover captured its tracks on the Martian surface.

Perseverance snapped this image of Ingenuity hovering mid-air during its second flight.

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NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter mid-air.

Back on Earth, the Perseverance team stitched together six individual images taken by the rover on Mars to create this 360-degree panorama.

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A panoramic image of Martian ground taken by Perseverance’s Navigation Cameras.

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