Call me Perseverance.— NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover (@NASAPersevere) March 5, 2020
I'm headed for Mars: driven to search for signs of ancient life, testing new tech to help future human explorers, and collect the first rock samples for future return to Earth.
Follow me. Let's go. https://t.co/7w3rbvbyoL#Mars2020
"Alex and his classmates are the generation that will make the next steps in space that will lead a man on Mars," said Thomas Zurbuchen , associate administrator of the Directorate of Scientific Missions of Nasa. "This stimulating work - he added - will always require perseverance. We can't wait to see the type plate with that name on Mars".