Live broadcast of the launch of the Perseverance rover: when to start and where to watch

When does the Perseverance rover launch?

The launch of the Perseverance rover is scheduled for July 30 at 14:50

Moscow Time (7:50 am ET) Thursday, July 30, aboard an Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cosmodrome 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

Where to see launch live broadcast of the launch of the Perseverance rover?

Live broadcasts and countdown commentary will begin at 2:00 pm Moscow time on NASA TV and the agency's website.

Streaming on YouTube is available now:

NASA's Perseverance rover live stream

You can also follow the mission updates on the official NASA channels: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitch, Daily Motion and Theta.TV.

Perseverance is a roverNASA is the latest model developed to search for astrobiological evidence of ancient microbial life on Mars. It is part of NASA's Mars Exploration Program, which is a long-term attempt at robotic exploration of the Red Planet.

Presentation of the Perseverance rover

After a seven month journey, he will land atJezero crater on February 18, 2021. There Perseverance will collect rock and soil samples for future return to Earth. It will also characterize the planet's climate and geology and pave the way for human exploration of the Red Planet.

The robot scientist, who weighs 1,043 kg, will alsocarry the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter, a technology demonstration that marks the first attempt at controlled flight on another planet. This is the helicopter that NASA will try to launch into the atmosphere on Mars. Also, the Perseverance rover is equipped with the SHERLOC system. It is a scanning habitat using Raman scattering and luminescence for organic and chemical substances.

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