It is probably one of the few trips that have not been canceled yet.
If you have time or just want to see something new, read how you can watch the event live.
The March 2020 The Perseverance rover is scheduled to leave Space Launch Complex 41 this morning, very close to Cape Canaveral Air Force Base in Florida. The launch will take place at 2:50 PM, although the live coverage will start at 2:00 PM tonight (Greek time), according to NASA. Perseverance is expected to arrive on Mars in February 2021.
Although the event will end up on TV, you can plan to watch it online via NASA Live, the official live streaming service.
Apart from giving us the opportunity to watch the rover launch live, the NASA has also brought together a number of events and activities on social media, with the hashtag #CountdownToMars. You will find many interesting things (such as educational toolkits and many photos of Mars). The main event is from a Facebook group that is open to all social media users.
- Essentially connect with space lovers #CountdownToMars
- Get one NASA Social badge that can be shared online or printed at home
- Browse its facilities NASA at the Kennedy Space Center
- Interact with her team members NASA in real time
- Watch the launch of the Atlas V rocket that the Perseverance rover will send to Mars. You can watch the launch live on its channel NASA on her YouTube NASA, tonight from 2:00 PM.