In huge news: NASA’s Perseverance Rover has landed on Mars. After a 6 month journey, the robot explorer touched down at its destination last week.
With Australia’s national borders still in place – and the slight issue of widespread space travel being a million lightyears away for the general public – it looks like Perseverance Rover will be the only one exploring Mars any time soon.
It’s not all bad though. If you’re keen to get a bit of a taste of what the rover could be experiencing right now, these are some of the best Mars-like alternatives around Australia.