Launch of NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover, designed to better understand the geology of Mars

…and seek signs of ancient life on the Red Planet. Photo - Illustration of NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover studying a Mars rock outcrop (not to scale). Mars 2020 is targeted for launch in July/August 2020 aboard an Atlas V-541 rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Credits: Read More