An artist's impression of the Mars 2020 rover and its helicopter payload encased inside the cruise stage

NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover has officially reached the halfway mark in its marathon journey to reach the Red Planet, after travelling 146 million miles through the vacuum of space. The robotic explorer is set to rendezvous with Mars and attempt a perilous descent through the thin atmosphere on February 18th, 2021.

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