Nasa’s Perseverance Rover landed on Mars at 20:55 GMT (about 23:55 EAT) on 18th February after almost seven months of travelling in space from the earth.
Since then, it has sent back some amazing images from around its landing site, Jezero Crater, a 49km (30-mile) wide impact depression just north of the Red Planet’s equator.
Here is a selection of the pictures sent back from the mission, as Perseverance hunts for signs of past microbial life, seeks to characterise the planet’s geology and past climate, and collects Martian rock.
All images copyright Nasa/JPL-Caltech
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