NASA's Perseverance rover is equipped with a suite of imaging tools that will help it navigate and study the landscape of Mars

A total of five visual instruments are installed on the rover's head, each with a role to play.  The Mars 2020 mission is still slated to launch this summer, despite the coronavirus pandemic. Visit BGR's homepage for more stories.
When NASA launches the Mars Perseverance rover to the Red Planet this summer it will be the most technologically advanced piece of equipment the space agency has ever sent there. It's an incredible machine from top to bottom, and to make sure it always knows where it's going, it's been equipped with a whole suite of glassy eyes.

As the mission team continues to prepare for launch day, the rover's various systems are getting a lot of attention. Ensuring that things will work as intended when Perseverance lands on Mars means checking and then rechecking every single component. In a new blog post, NASA explains how the rover's array of cameras just passed a very important "eye test."

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