Artist's impression of the Perseverance rover on the surface of Mars

NASA has announced that soon after yesterday’s launch of the Mars Perseverance rover, the mission experienced minor issues that have hindered communication and caused the spacecraft couriering the rover to enter a "safe mode." The mission team is now working to bring the spacecraft out of its standby mode, and NASA has stated that the rover is healthy and that it is now in communication with the robotic explorer.

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