Mars 2020 mission
Name: Mars Perseverance rover
Time taken : 7months
Initial Launch Date: July 30 2020
Launch Time: 7:50 a.m.
watch online @ : nasatv, nasa.gov
Aim of the project : Seek signs of ancient life form on mars, collect rock and soil samples for return to earth.
This mission plays a vital role in helping us prepare for future human exploration on mars. SO far this is the largest, heaviest, and most sophisticated vehicle ever sent to the Planet Mars. After the successful launch a new history will be written.
The countdown is live at : https://mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/ (LINK)
Live stream links :
NASA TV : LINK-1
You can even watch in the below listed websites:
Some Quick Facts at a glimpse :
Launch Location: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida
Landing : Feb. 18, 2021
Landing Site: Jezero Crater, Mars
Mission Duration: At least one Mars year (about 687 Earth days)
You can get the Fact Sheet here : Download the PDF
Launch Press Kit : CLICK HERE