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Status

Perseverance

Launch Time
Fri Jul 17, 2020 13:00 UTC

Rocket

Atlas V 541
ULA
Status: Active
Price: $145.0 million
Liftoff Thrust: 10,581 kN
Payload to LEO: 17,410 kg
Payload to GTO: 8,290 kg
Stages: 2
Strap-ons: 4
Rocket Height: 62.2 m
Fairing Diameter: 5.4 m
Fairing Height: 26.5 m

Mission Details

Perseverance

Perseverance is a Mars rover mission by NASA's Mars Exploration Program. It will investigate an astrobiologically relevant ancient environment on Mars, investigate its surface geological processes and history, including the assessment of its past habitability, the possibility of past life on Mars, and the potential for preservation of biosignatures within accessible geological materials.
Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 1,050 kg
Heliocentric Orbit

Location

SLC-41, Cape Canaveral AFS, Florida, USA

Stats

2020

47th orbital launch attempt

United Launch Alliance

140th mission

Atlas V

85th mission