June 20, 2020

NASA is inviting the public to help get ready for the upcoming launch of the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover by joining a global, collective #CountdownToMars. Fans are asked to record video of their creative countdowns to liftoff, then share and tag them on social media with #CountdownToMars. Favorites may be featured on NASA social media and included in a compilation video on launch day.

Learn more: go.nasa.gov/CountdownToMars

The launch period for the Perseverance rover opens July 20, 2020. Perseverance will land on Mars Feb. 18, 2021. For more information on the rover's mission, visit: mars.nasa.gov/mars2020.

Transcript:

[Family] Three...two...one...Liftoff!

[music]

#CountdownToMars

Launching to Mars is hard
And in these times, even harder

NASA's Perseverance Rover team has met the challenge

We're almost at the finish line

Join us as we get ready for launch

[Fan] Five!

Record your best launch countdown

[Fans] Four!

[Fan] Three!

[Fan] Two. One!

[Fan] Liftoff!

Get creative. Have fun.

[Fan] Liftoff!

[Fan] Takeoff!

Share and tag your video
#CountdownToMars

You might appear on NASA social media

[Fans] Three!

[Fan] Two!

[Fan] One...Liftoff!

[Fans] Liftoff!

And we'll celebrate together on launch day - July 20, 2020

[Fan] See you on Mars!

[Fan] Goodluck Perseverance!

[Fan] Goodluck Perseverance!

[Fans] Woo!

Record, Share and Tag your
#CountdownToMars

go.nasa.gov/CountdownToMars

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Credit

NASA/JPL-Caltech

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