This story is part of , our series exploring the red planet.
You might have noticed the unusual pattern to the red and white in the figured it out.rover’s parachute as it last week, and NASA teased a secret message coded in the colors. Maxence Abela, a student at French computer science institution Epitech, and his father quickly
The message reads “Dare mighty things,” a slogan of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, while a JPL’s Paul Ramirez revealed that the GPS coordinates for its offices in Pasadena, California.included
Science writer Corey S. Powell compared it to the tradition of ancient artisans leaving a secret in their work, noting that the Perseverance’s predecessor rover Curiosity spells out “JPL” in Morse code as it rolls across Mars.
On Monday, NASAfrom Mars, including a panorama of the Jezero Crater that Perseverance has been sent to explore.