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NASA’s Perseverance rover captures more striking photos of Martian territory

Summary List PlacementPerseverance captured an image of "Santa Cruz," a hill about 1.5 miles away from the rover. The hill sits inside Mars' Jezero Crater. This shot, which appeared to show a rainbow, is actually a lens flare across the dusty Martian sky, agency officials said. Perseverance viewed these rocks using its right mastcam-Z camera. Perseverance's hazard cameras snap NASA's Ingenuity helicopter on its fourth flight. 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. Cameras aboard Perseverance zoom into what is most likely a section of...

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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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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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