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Perseverance vs. Curiosity: 7 key differences

With one on the red planet and the other en route, here's how each unlocks scientific discovery.


On February 18, NASA's Perseverance rover will land on the Martian surface and begin exploring the Red Planet to hunt for signs of ancient microbial life.


Perseverance will join the Curiosity rover that landed on Mars in August 2012 and is still roaming the Red Planet to this day...