Percy Images Confirm Jezero Crater as Ancient Lake

The first major analysis of images taken by NASA’s Perseverance rover reveal that Jezero crater is truly the site of an ancient lake, as predicted.

IMAGE: Caption:Images from the Perseverance rover confirm that Jezero crater is an ancient Martian lake, researchers say. This Mastcam-Z enhanced color photo mosaic shows a butte near Jezero crater informally dubbed “Kodiak” by the rover team. CREDIT: NASA/JPL-Caltech/LANL/CNES/CNRS/ASU/MSSS

It feels like just yesterday that I spent several hours covering the landing of the Perseverance rover on Mars with my colleagues over…

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Planetary scientist, podcast host. Communication specialist for SETI Institute and Planetary Science Institute. Journalist on the Weekly Space Hangout.

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