Mars 2020 Perseverance lifting off

NASA's Mars 2020 mission and the Perseverance rover are on their way to Mars. At 4:50 am EDT (11:50 GMT), the spacecraft lifted off from Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket on the first leg of its 309-million-mile (497-million-km) voyage to search for signs of life on the Red Planet.

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