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Blog: Percy’s Mission to Mars

On the 30th July 2020, the latest mission to the red planet lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The rocket, an Atlas V, the payload on board, the Perseverance Rover, its destination, Jezero Crater on Mars. The voyage will take seven months, and is scheduled to make it’s decent on the 18th February 2021. Once on the ground Perseverance, nicknamed ‘Percy’ will explore the Martian surface to expand our understanding of the red planet and its mysterious past.

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