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Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Mission

August 20, 2021. Mars 2020 Release 1 includes raw, calibrated, and derived data from sols 0 through 89, February 18 through May 20, 2021, for all the instruments listed below. Follow the links to each PDS archive and read the Release Notes for details.

August 27, 2021. The Engineering Camera Bundle has been released.

September 17, 2021. The RIMFAX raw (EDR) data have been released.

The Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover was launched July 17, 2020, and landed in Jezero Crater on February 18, 2021.

Science data from Perseverance's suite of instruments is currently released quarterly by PDS. See the complete release schedule below.

Instruments and Archive Bundles

Instruments PDS Bundles
Engineering Cameras - Front and rear stereo Hazcams, stereo Navcams Engineering Cameras Bundle at the PDS Imaging Node
EDLCam - Entry-Descent-Landing Camera Audio and Video EDLCam Bundle at the PDS Imaging Node
Helicam - Helicopter Cameras Helicam Bundle at the PDS Imaging Node
Mastcam-Z - Mast Zoom Camera Mastcam-Z Bundle at the PDS Imaging Node
MEDA - Mars Environmental Dynamics Analyzer MEDA Bundle at the PDS Atmospheres Node
MOXIE - Mars Oxygen ISRU Experiment MOXIE Bundle at the PDS Atmospheres Node
PIXL - Planetary Instrument for X-ray Lithochemistry PIXL Bundle at the PDS Geosciences Node
RIMFAX - Radar Imager for Mars Subsurface Exploration RIMFAX Bundle at the PDS Geosciences Node
SHERLOC - Scanning Habitable Environments with Raman and Luminescence for Organics and Chemicals SHERLOC Bundle at the PDS Geosciences Node
SuperCam - LIBS, Raman, Time-Resolved Fluorescence, VIS/IR, RMI SuperCam Bundle at the PDS Geosciences Node
Other Archives PDS Bundles
Mission Bundle - documents and other products relevant to all Mars 2020 archives Mission Bundle at the PDS Geosciences Node
Rover Bundle - PLACES, targets, and science intent databases Rover Bundle at the PDS Geosciences Node [Coming in a later release]
ImgOps Bundle - Images from PIXL/MCC, SHERLOC/ACI, SHERLOC/WATSON, and SuperCam/RMI cameras ImgOps Bundle at the PDS Imaging Node
Returned Sample Science Returned Sample Science Bundle at the PDS Geosciences Node [Coming in a later release]
SPICE - Observation geometry and ancillary data SPICE Bundle at the PDS NAIF Node

Tools

MSL ANB Mars 2020 Analyst's Notebook  - This PDS Geosciences Node tool provides access to Perseverance data in the context of mission operations -- by sol, location, instrument, and other criteria. The Notebook for Mars 2020 is under construction and will be ready soon.
   
  PDS4 Viewer - This standalone tool displays PDS4-labeled images and tables. Available for Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms. Source code and Python library also available.

Release Schedule

Release Data
Acquisition (Sols)
Release to Public
1 0 - 89 August 20, 2021
2 90 - 179 November 22, 2021
3 180 - 269 February 21, 2022
4 270 - 359 May 25, 2022
5 360 - 449 August 25, 2022
6 450 - 539 November 28, 2022
7 540 - 629 February 27, 2023
8 630 - 719 May 30, 2023
9 720 - 813 September 5, 2023
10 Revised or special products
covering entire primary mission
November 30, 2023

Revised September 17,, 2021

What's New

Sep. 17, 2021. The RIMFAX raw (EDR) data have been released.

Aug. 27, 2021. The Engineering Camera Bundle has been released.

Aug. 20, 2021.  Mars 2020 Release 1 includes data from sols 0-89, Feb. 18-May 20, 2021.

 

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