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NASA's Perseverance Rover Will Seek Signs Of Mars Life; Perseid Meteors Aug. 11-12

Aug 6, 2020

NASA's Perseverance Rover
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Dr. Kent Montgomery, head of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Texas A&M-Commerce, relates plans for NASA's Perserverance rover, which will land on Mars on February 18 of next year and seek signs of microscopic life from the planet's ancient history. 

Kent also discusses the annual Perseid meteor shower, which will be at its peak on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, August 11-12.