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Perseverance Rover Drops Belly Pan Protective Cover from Sample Caching System onto Mars: Mosaic

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – In another major mission milestone NASA’s Perseverance rover has just ejected the belly pan cover protecting the Sample Caching System and dropped it flat onto the Martian surface on March 12 and 13 (Sol 21 and 22)- and thereby successfully exposed the sample collection system critical to gathering and storing cored samples