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University of Hawaii scientist Sarah Fagents leads team with role in rover landing on Mars

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                                Built at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Perseverance is loaded with scientific instruments the teams will use to search for signs of ancient microbial life, characterize the planet’s geology and climate, and collect carefully selected rock and sediment samples for possible return to Earth by a future mission.

    COURTESY NASA / JPL-CALTECH

    Built at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Perseverance is loaded with scientific instruments the teams will use to search for signs of ancient microbial life, characterize the planet’s geology and climate, and collect carefully selected rock and sediment samples for possible return to Earth by a future mission.

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                                Sarah Fagents

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    Sarah Fagents

Fagents, a planetary volcanologist, is among a handful of UH colleagues and graduate students who are on the 200-plus-member scientific team of the Mars 2020 mission. Read more

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