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NASA's Perseverance Mars rover will fire a laser from its 7-foot robotic arm to cut its first sample of Martian rock

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NASA's Mars Perseverance rover will start collecting its first rock sample in the next two weeks.
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NASA's Perseverance rover will collect its first Mars rock sample within two weeks, the agency said.
The rover's 7-foot robotic arm will cut out a chalk-sized rock sample with a laser.
The mission will help NASA search for signs of ancient life on Mars, the agency said.
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NASA on Wednesday said that its Perseverance rover was preparing to collect its first sample of Martian rock to help scientists search for signs of ancient life. Since the Mars...
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