Mars 2020 rover's assembling and testing NASA allow public to live view

Using Webcam the video feed from a viewing gallery above the cleanroom floor Dubbed Seeing 2020. The move will allow people to watch as engineers and technicians assemble at and test the rover the NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Viewers can also participate in live webchats with members of JPL’s social media team and the Mars 2020 team as they answer questions from the public about the mission.

Months of final assembly and testing lie ahead before the Mars 2020 rover is ready to ship to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The launch period begins July 17, 2020, according to NASA. Once the Mars 2020 rover arrives at Mars on February 18, 2021, it will not only seek signs of ancient habitable conditions and past microbial life but collect rock and soil samples, storing them in sample tubes on the planet’s surface.

John McNamee of JPL said, there is so much happening and changing in the cleanroom, I come here every opportunity I get. It is great that we can share this part of our journey to the Red Planet with the public anytime they want

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