Upcoming Events

Date Title Channel Can I ask questions?
March 8, 2021
4 p.m. PST /
7 p.m. EST
Taking Flight: How Girls Can Grow Up to be Engineers

NASA/JPL Panelists:
Mimi Aung, Mars Ingenuity helicopter project manager
Keri Bean, Mars Ingenuity Helicopter Integration Engineer
Roxana Gonzalez Burgos, Mars 2020 Rover Software Engineer
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Archived On-Demand Recordings

Date Title Channel
Feb. 25, 2021 Panoramic View of Landing Site Q&A
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Channels that carried the broadcast include:
YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Twitch, Daily Motion, and NASA App

Replay on YouTube
NASA
Feb. 22, 2021 News Briefing: Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Update

Channels that carried the broadcast include:
YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitch, Daily Motion, ThetaTV, and NASA App
Replay on YouTube
NASA
Feb. 19, 2021 NASA Science Live: We Landed on Mars Replay on YouTube
NASA
Feb. 19, 2021 News Briefing: Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Update Replay on YouTube
NASA JPL
Feb. 18, 2021 Post-Landing News Briefing Replay on YouTube
NASA
Feb. 18, 2021 Landing Broadcast: Perseverance Rover Lands on Mars

Channels that carried the broadcast include:
YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitch, Daily Motion, Theta.TV, and NASA App

Spanish-language show
NASA

Clean feed of mission control on YouTube
NASA JPL Raw

360-degree stream on YouTube
NASA JPL
Feb. 18, 2021 Landing Day Live Stream for Students Replay on YouTube
NASAJPL Edu
Feb. 17, 2021 News Briefing: Searching for Ancient Life at Mars and in Samples Returned to Earth Replay on YouTube
NASA JPL
Feb. 17, 2021 News Briefing: Mission Landing Update Replay on YouTube
NASA JPL
Feb. 17, 2021 Elementary School Students – Countdown to Landing Replay on YouTube
NASAJPL Edu
Feb. 16, 2021 News Briefing: Mission Science Overview Replay on YouTube
NASA JPL
Feb. 16, 2021 News Briefing: Mission Engineering and Technology Overview Replay on YouTube
NASA JPL
Feb. 16, 2021 Behind-the-Scenes Tour of JPL - Virtual NASA Social Q&A Replay on Facebook
NASA JPL
Feb. 16, 2021 Middle School Students – Countdown to Landing Replay on YouTube
NASAJPL Edu
Feb. 16, 2021 High School Students – Countdown to Landing Replay on YouTube
NASAJPL Edu
Feb. 12, 2021 Preview the Perseverance Mars Rover Landing (live demo + Q&A) Replay on Twitch
NASA
Feb. 5, 2021 Spanish: Live Chat with Fernando Abilleira of the Mars 2020 Team Replay on YouTube
NASA en Español
Feb. 2, 2021 Ask an Astrobiologist: Mars 2020 panel episode Replay on Facebook
NASA Astrobio
Jan. 27, 2021 News Briefing: Preview to Mars Landing
Replay on YouTube
NASA
Jan. 14, 2021 Introducing the Mission to Mars Student Challenge
Replay on YouTube
NASAJPL Edu
Oct. 22, 2020 Behind the Spacecraft — Meet NASA's Eric Aguilar
Eric Aguilar, Mars 2020 Technical Group Supervisor
Replay on YouTube
NASA JPL
Sept. 15, 2020 Behind the Spacecraft — Meet NASA's Diana Trujillo
Diana Trujillo, Mars 2020 Phase Lead, Robotic Arm Science
Replay on YouTube
NASA JPL
Aug. 27, 2020 Behind the Spacecraft — Meet NASA's Michelle Tomey Colizzi
Michelle Tomey Colizzi, Mars 2020 Aeroshell Vehicle Lead
Replay on YouTube
NASA JPL

*Schedule is preliminary and subject to changes. All news briefings will be broadcast and streamed on NASA TV and this page.

Launch Events: Archived On-Demand Recordings ›


For Media

News briefings and launch commentary will be streamed on NASA TV, NASA.gov/live, YouTube.com/NASAJPL and Ustream.tv/NASAJPL. On-demand recordings will also be available on the YouTube and Ustream pages after the live events have finished.

NASA TV channels are digital C-band signals carried by QPSK/DVB-S modulation on satellite Galaxy-13, transponder 11, at 127 degrees west longitude, with a downlink frequency of 3920 MHz, vertical polarization, data rate of 38.80 MHz, symbol rate of 28.0681 Mbps and 3/4 FEC. A Digital Video Broadcast-compliant Integrated Receiver Decoder is needed for reception.

For more information about NASA TV's programming schedule, visit www.nasa.gov/ntv.

Perseverance Landing Day Milestones

Step 1 | Cruise Stage Separation

Step 2 | Atmospheric Entry

Step 3 | Peak Heating

Step 4 | Peak Deceleration

Step 5 | Parachute Deployment

Step 6 | Heat Shield Separation

Step 7 | Radar Activation

Step 8 | Terrain Relative Navigation Solution

Step 9 | Backshell Separation

Step 10 | Powered Descent

Step 11 | Rover Separation/Sky Crane

Step 12 | Touchdown!


*Expected Milestones

Toolkit Resources



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Helicopter Technology Demonstration
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