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Perseverance’s Mars samples won’t reach Earth until 2033 at best

Perseverance's Mars samples won't reach Earth until 2033 at best

Scientists will have to wait a little longer for pristine Martian samples that may hold evidence of life on the ancient red planet.

NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) are working together to return dozens of samples from Mars to Earth, which are being collected by NASA. perseverance rover On the floor of Jezero Crater, which is 28 miles (45 kilometers) wide. NASA officials said Jezero is a great place to do such work, because billions of years ago it housed a large lake and river delta, potentially tempting habitats for life.