WORLD Spotlight: NASA launches Mars rover to seek signs of ancient life

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Spotlight: NASA launches Mars rover to seek signs of ancient life

Xinhua

07:50, July 31, 2020

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA's Mars rover Perseverance onboard launches from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, the United States, on July 30, 2020. NASA launched its Mars rover Perseverance Thursday morning in a bid to search for signs of ancient life on the Red Planet. (Joel Kowsky/NASA/Handout via Xinhua)

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA's Mars rover Perseverance onboard launches from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, the United States, on July 30, 2020. NASA launched its Mars rover Perseverance Thursday morning in a bid to search for signs of ancient life on the Red Planet. (Joel Kowsky/NASA/Handout via Xinhua)

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA's Mars rover Perseverance onboard launches from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, the United States, on July 30, 2020. NASA launched its Mars rover Perseverance Thursday morning in a bid to search for signs of ancient life on the Red Planet. (Joel Kowsky/NASA/Handout via Xinhua)

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA's Mars rover Perseverance onboard launches from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, the United States, on July 30, 2020. NASA launched its Mars rover Perseverance Thursday morning in a bid to search for signs of ancient life on the Red Planet. (Joel Kowsky/NASA/Handout via Xinhua)

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA's Mars rover Perseverance onboard launches from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, the United States, on July 30, 2020. NASA launched its Mars rover Perseverance Thursday morning in a bid to search for signs of ancient life on the Red Planet. (Joel Kowsky/NASA/Handout via Xinhua)

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA's Mars rover Perseverance onboard launches from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, the United States, on July 30, 2020. NASA launched its Mars rover Perseverance Thursday morning in a bid to search for signs of ancient life on the Red Planet. (Joel Kowsky/NASA/Handout via Xinhua)

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