A daily forecast might
look something like this for the first humans on Mars: Extremely dry with a 25% chance of dust devils.
Perseverance recorded a
1.5-mile square mile dust-lifting event using all the tools the rover has: its eyes, ears and sensors.
NASA's team hopes to
use Perservance to measure the wind speed needed to create one of these large-scale dust lifting events.
dust devils with its cameras and the Mars Environmental Dynamics Analyzer (MEDA) instrument suite
Before this massive
event occurred, Percy was also taking wind measurements with its microphone.
Dust storms on
Mars are much larger than those on Earth – even sometimes becoming global events