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  • Mission Name: Mars 2020
  • Rover Name: Perseverance
  • Main Job: Seek signs of ancient life and collect samples of rock and regolith (broken rock and soil) for possible return to Earth.
  • Launch: July 30, 2020
  • Landing: Feb. 18, 2021
  • Landing Site: Jezero Crater, Mars
  • Tech Demo: The Mars Helicopter is a technology demonstration, hitching a ride on the Perseverance rover.
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Mars 2020
Landing Feb. 18, 2021

Landing Toolkit

Get to Know the Landing Site

Mars 2020 Map

Explore Jezero Crater using this interactive map that lets you zoom in and see where the Perseverance rover will land.

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