The Mars Perseverance rover provides the first detailed weather report

Mars weather is proving turbulent and varied over the Perseverance rover’s landing site in Jezero Crater.

NASA agency Rover Perseverance It contains several weather sensors, collectively called the Mars Environmental Dynamics Analyzer (MEDA), that cover the rover’s neck and surface; Some of them are also inside. Scientists have now released a MEDA weather report for the project’s first 250 Martians (Martian days, each about 40 minutes longer than an Earth day), and the results describe a surprisingly dynamic atmosphere near the surface of the Red Planet.

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