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Atlas V Exhaust and Perseverance

Edited NASA image of the exhaust plume from an Atlas V rocket as it carries Perseverance to Mars.


Original caption: A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover onboard launches from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Thursday, July 30, 2020, from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Perseverance rover is part of NASA’s Mars Exploration Program, a long-term effort of robotic exploration of the Red Planet. Photo Credit: (NASA/Joel Kowsky)

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Taken on July 30, 2020