Live coverage begins at 12:15am EDT (0415 UTC).
Launch 30.7.2020 at 7:50 a.m. ET, with a two-hour window

LIVE – NASA Perseverance Mars Rover

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• Rocket: Atlas V 541

• Mission: NASA’s Mars 2020 with the Perseverance Rover

• Launch Date: Thurs., July 30, at 7:50 a.m. ET, with a two-hour window

• Launch Location: Space Launch Complex-41, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida

photo copyright Scott SCHILKE Spacenews.lu

Everything is progressing toward the ULA Atlas V launch carrying the Mars 2020 mission for NASA. The mission is set to lift off on Thursday, July 30 from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Today’s forecast shows an 80 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch.

The two-hour launch window begins at 7:50 a.m. EDT.

Live coverage begins at 12:15am EDT (0415 UTC). Liftoff is set for 7:50amEDT (1150 UTC). And watch for Countdown Trivia! Live blog: http://bit.ly/av_mars2020

Watch the Atlas V Mars 2020 Mission Profile video here:

LAUNCH Forecast:

Overall probability of violating weather constraints: 20%
Primary concerns: Cumulus Cloud Rule, Thick Cloud Layer Rule

Overall probability of violating weather constraints for 24 hour delay: 10%
Primary concern: Cumulus Cloud Rule

Launch Broadcast

Live broadcast coverage of launch will begin at 7 a.m. EDT on July 30.

Live launch updates and webcast available at: www.ulalaunch.com

photo copyright Scott Schilke spacenews.lu

Heather McFarland- photo ULA

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