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This month, NASA will launch the new Rover mission called ‘Perseverance’ to Mars. The robot will primarily investigate the possibilities of life on Mars. Here is what you need to know.
This is the time when the first launch opportunity begins. The mission was initially scheduled to launch on July 17. This has however been delayed until July 30. In total, seventeen launch opportunities are planned in July and August. These can be found here. The so-called “launch windows” last between 30 minutes and 2 hours, depending on the launch date. The robot is launched with an Atlas V-541 missile.
The Rover is scheduled to land on Mars on February 18 2021, at around 20:00 UTC / 15:00 EST / 12:00 PST. Perseverance will then do research on the following subjects:
All information about the Perseverance Rover mission can be found on NASA’s website.
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