Mars Landing – level 1
Perseverance is NASA´s rover. It lands on Mars last week. Mars is about 480 million kilometers away from Earth. NASA´s rocket travels to Mars for six months.
The most dangerous moment is the landing. Many rockets have problems in the past. The rover must go through the atmosphere of Mars. It lands safely.
It lands in an area that is called the Jezero Crater. In this area, there is water in the past. The rover will look for past life there. The rover will pick up rocks. Scientists will study the rocks.
The rover has six wheels. It has 23 cameras. It weighs 1,025 kilograms. It will spend two years on Mars.
Difficult words: perseverance (a situation when you try hard against something difficult), rover (a vehicle which travels on the moon or Mars), atmosphere (the gasses around a planet), weigh (to be heavy).
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