NASA's Perseverance rover with Ingenuity helicopter blasts off from Florida on way to Mars
Perseverance is set to reach Mars on February 18 next year becoming the fifth rover to complete the voyage since 1997.
The rocket has separated from the first stage and is being boosted to orbit by the Centaur second stage. @NASAPersevere is now preparing for a second burn that will put it on a trajectory towards Mars. #CountdownToMars pic.twitter.com/MBRqcxMTdw— NASA (@NASA) July 30, 2020