NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover – Countdown to Mars


Follow the road to launch for our next mission to the Red Planet, the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover. NASA leadership and a panel of scientists and engineers will preview the upcoming mission at 2 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, June 17.

Briefing participants will be:
– NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine
– Lori Glaze, director of NASA’s Planetary Science Division at NASA Headquarters in Washington
– Katie Stack Morgan, Perseverance deputy project scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Southern California
– Matt Wallace, Perseverance deputy project manager at JPL
– Luis Dominguez, Perseverance deputy electrical integration and test lead at JPL
– Omar Baez, launch director in NASA’s Launch Services Program at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida

Submit your questions during the briefing using #AskNASA!

Perseverance is a robotic scientist that will search for signs of past microbial life on Mars and characterize the planet’s climate and geology. It will also collect rock and soil samples for future return to Earth and pave the way for human exploration of the Red Planet. The mission is scheduled to launch from Space Launch Complex 41 at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 9:15 a.m. EDT July 20. It will land at Mars’ Jezero Crater on Feb. 18, 2021.

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  1. We’re proud of you Luis from our community to NASA marvelous achievement itself you folks are marvelous and the community that provided hardware technology thank you very much this is a moment in our human history to leave this planet to visit another eventually move in thank you everyone God bless everyone God Speed from San Diego Ca ✝️

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