NASA Mars 2020 Perseverance rover landing in infographics

Tomorrow, on February 18, NASA will land its Mars 2020 Perseverance rover on Mars in Jazero Crater (Western Isidis Planitia). Its mission is to gather samples for later retrieval and it’s accompanied by a small reconnaissance drone-helicopter Ingenuity – the primary such craft on Mars. We will watch NASA’s broadcast of the touchdown here (beginning on 19:15 UTC).

Right here is a superb infographic of Perseverance’s touchdown sequence by Australian house illustrator Tony Bela:
NASA Mars 2020 Perseverance rover landing sequence infographic by Tony Bela

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Perseverance is a twin rover of the Curiosity rover (engaged on Mars since 2012) with some upgrades:

NASA Mars 2020 Perseverance vs Curiosity - infographic

Overview of the Perseverance scientific devices:

NASA Mars 2020 Perseverance rover - infographic

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