Rosalind Franklin Mars Rover Gets Its Eyes in Final Stages of Preparation


The Rosalind Franklin Mars Rover is being put through its final preparation steps and has just received its eyes.

The PanCam will be the most sophisticated scientific camera to be sent on a mission to the red planet having been in development for 15 years. The panoramic camera system consists of two cameras that work in tandem to capture detailed, multi-wavelength 3D photographs.

In July 2018, the UK Space Agency launched a competition to name the Mars rover and Rosalind Franklin was selected out of a colossal 36,000 submitted names.

Rosalind Franklin was a British chemist who had an instrumental part in

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