This Thursday 30, the launch to Mars of the Perseverance rover will take place, as part of NASA’s Mars 2020 mission and the takeoff can be followed live online and also with different options for space fans, including virtual reality.
Nicknamed “Percy,” the rover is scheduled to take off on July 30 at 7:50 a.m. EDT (11:50 a.m. GMT), using an Atlas V rocket, which will depart from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, United States. United.
The sophisticated robot will arrive at Jezero Crater on the Martian surface on February 18, 2021, after a seven-month journey.
The live and online transmission can be followed from the NASA YouTube.
In addition, you can participate in the launch in virtual reality via Oculus and Facebook.
You can also explore “Percy” in 3D with a NASA interactive tool that allows you to get up close and personal with the rover bound for Mars.
A great mission that will mark a new path for man’s future arrival on Mars.