NASA’s following Mars rover, Perseverance, will start Thursday. Here is how to watch.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA is counting down to the launch of its most recent Mars rover. The motor vehicle-sized robotic, named Perseverance, is set to carry off toward the Red Planet Thursday (July 30) during a two-hour window that opens at 7:50 a.m. EDT (1150 GMT), and you can view it live. 

Perseverance will start atop a United Start Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Advanced 41 here at Cape Canaveral Air Pressure Station. The rover will land on the floor of Mars’ Jezero Crater on Feb.18, 2021. 

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