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Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Launch

Watch Perseverance Launch to Mars with us!

Join Jake, co-host Tanya Harrison and special guests to watch the launch of Perseverance live on YouTube!

📅Jul 30th, 2020

11:10 AM ( GMT+0 )

Special Guests

Alexandra Pontrefact

Alexandra Pontrefact

Georgetown University

Twitter: @astrobio_alex

Dr. Alexandra Pontefract is an astrobiologist at Georgetown University, and an expert on the Search for Life on Mars.

Nathan Williams

Nathan Williams


Dr. Nathan Williams is a Geologist and Science Systems Engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and an expert on the Mars Helicopter, Ingenuity.

Phillip Hargrove

Phillip Hargrove

NASA Launch Services

Twitter: @FlightMastrPhil

Phillip Hargrove is a Launch Vehicle Trajectory Analyst at NASA's Launch Services Program. He's an expert on how Perseverance will travel to Mars and the complications of spaceflight!


Tanya Harrison

Tanya Harrison

Professional Martian

Twitter: @TanyaOfMars

Tanya Harrison is the Director of Science Strategy for the federal arm of Planet Labs and a planetary scientist. She's served on a number of Mars missions including the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, the Opportunity Rover, and the Curiosity Rover.

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