Watch NASA’s Mars 2020 Trailer With Perseverance As the Star

Viewing the upcoming Mars 2020 mission as a one-of-a-kind blockbuster sci-fi flick, NASA has released a “movie trailer” (below) for the much-awaited launch for 30 July.

The Perseverance Rover is clearly the star of the show, although a cameo appearance by Ingenuity Chopper, who is also going to Mars with his Rover friend, threatens to steal the limelight from the headline act when it becomes the first flying aircraft is. On another planet.

After several delays in recent weeks, the tenacity and ingenuity is set to explode from Cape Canaveral in Florida in just 16 days time, riding on the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket.

Weighing 2,260 pounds (1,025 kg) and packed with advanced scientific equipment, NASA is steadfastly describing it as “the largest, heaviest and most sophisticated vehicle ever sent to Mars.”

Traveling to a distant planet can take about seven months. Once the fixture is established on the surface of Mars, the six-wheel rover will search for signs of ancient life, collect rock and soil samples for a possible return to Earth, and prepare for future human exploration Will help

Origins, on the other hand, will discover potentially interesting research sites on the planet and collect data for mapping routes for future Mars rovers. The camera-equipped helicopter weighs just 4 pounds (1.8 kg) and uses four rotors to achieve it, each slightly longer than a meter. It consists of a small box like a smart box that also holds the aircraft’s downward-facing camera. The flying machine will draw power from its solar cells and batteries, and an internal heater will help deal with the bitter cold nights of Mars.

In recent times, firmness and ingenuity were carefully placed inside the nose cone of the rocket and then hoisted on top of the rocket as part of the final preparations for the launch on 30 July.

If inclement weather or other issues prevent the launch from happening at present, NASA will have other opportunities within the launch window, which runs until August 15.

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