PIA23717: Cleaning Mars 2020
 Mission:  Mars 2020 Project 
 Spacecraft:  Mars 2020 Rover
 Product Size:  1600 x 1067 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
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Wiping down hardware is part of the strategy to limit the number of Earth microbes going to the Red Planet for NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance mission. This cleaning takes place in the Spacecraft Assembly Facility clean room at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California.

For more information about the mission, go to https://mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/.

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