Perseverance landing

"Happy and relieved", says Swede involved in mission to Mars

3:22 min
  • The mission for the space probe Perseverance is to find evidence of ancient life forms on Mars, in the region around the Jezero crater.
  • Swedish scientist Sandra Siljeström is one of about 400 scientists working with the American space agency, NASA, selecting and analyzing the samples.
  • It’s the first time samples are sent back to Earth, but they will not reach here until the beginning of 2030.