A Very Technical—and Emotional—Journey to Mars

Hey, did you know that the brand new Mars rover is absolutely cool? Its eyes see loopy completely different colours! It shoots out a helicopter drone! It may vaporize rocks with a laser! Plus, Perseverance traveled greater than 292 million miles by way of house, in order that makes it nearly the most effective gadget ever.

This week on Gadget Lab, WIRED senior correspondent Adam Rogers joins us to speak about all of the wild tech constructed into Perseverance and what the massive deal about Mars is anyway.

Present Notes

Learn Adam’s story concerning the cameras on the Perseverance rover. Watch the video of the touchdown and examine it right here. Learn Gilad Edelman on the well being advantages of cheese. Preorder Adam’s guide, Full Spectrum: How the Science of Coloration Made Us Fashionable, right here.


Adam recommends granite tile drill bits for drilling by way of metallic. Lauren recommends Vigorous Improvements therapeutic massage gun. Mike recommends the tech information web site Remainder of World. Gilad Edelman crashed the present to advocate cheese.

Adam Rogers might be discovered on Twitter @jetjocko. Lauren Goode is @LaurenGoode. Michael Calore is @snackfight. Bling the primary hotline at @GadgetLab. The present is produced by Boone Ashworth (@booneashworth). Our theme music is by Photo voltaic Keys.

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