Mars mission 2020 launch: NASA's Perseverance rover ready for liftoff to Red Planet

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NASA will launch the Mars 2020 Perseverance mission from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida on July 30 at 7:50 am EDT (1150 GMT) on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. The Perseverance rover is the largest, heaviest, most sophisticated vehicle NASA has ever sent to the Red Planet.

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Lift off! Nasa's Perseverance rover heads to Mars
Nasa’s new car-sized robotic spacecraft is on its way to Mars in a mission tosearch for evidence of ancient life. The Perseverance rover successfullyblasted from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Thursday at12.50pm UK time, aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. It is thethird mission heading to the Red Planet this month after launches by the UAEand China. Perseverance will now travel 314 million miles over a period ofnearly seven months before attempting to land on a 31-mile crater namedJezero.

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