In less than 100 million years, Phobos will get close enough to Mars to be ripped apart, transforming into a beautiful system of rings.
The Atlas V will leave the Integration Facility a good two days before its scheduled launch on 30 July.
With only a month till liftoff, the team revealed a commemorative plate on the rover – the COVID-19 Perseverance plate – designed in the last few weeks.
Arthur Conan Doyle's detective will detect sand-grain-sized clues in Martian rocks onboard NASA's Perseverance rover
SHERLOC’s complete name is Scanning Habitable Environments with Raman & Luminescence for Organics & Chemicals.