The Mars 2020 technologies launched this morning, aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 541 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida at 7:50 a.m. ET.
NASA pros offered their expertise throughout the day.
MORE MARS 2020 RESOURCES ON TECH BRIEFS
- Read our July 2020 Tech Briefs Series: Perseverance to the Red Planet
- Read our 'Exploring Mars' Special Report.
- Mars 2020: Looking for Signs of Life in the Jezero Crater River Delta
MORE OF YOUR MARS 2020 QUESTIONS ANSWERED:
- How Automated is the Mars Rover Landing?
- What's the Difference Between Curiosity Rover Hardware vs. Mars Perseverance Rover Hardware?
- Will the Perseverance Rover Carry Around NASA's Mars Helicopter?
- How Does the Mars Rover Camera Stay Clean?
- Will the 2020 Mars Rover Have Back-Up Features?
- Why is the Perseverance Rover Heading to Jezero Crater?