Oct 11, 2020

Twin of NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover Now on the Move

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Did you know Perseverance has a twin on Earth, OPTIMISM, that helps engineers test hardware and software before commands get sent to the rover?

Join NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) for an Instagram live on Oct. 7 in the 9am PT hour (~noon ET, ~1600 UTC):

Learn more about OPTIMISM:


Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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