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NASA prepares for Mars rover launch

Posted at 12:28 PM, May 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-09 13:28:55-04

NASA is making progress on their mars rover project which wil blast-off just 70 days from now.

Engineers at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida have begun the process of putting the mars-bound rover into place for its launch.

The rover will ride on top of the Atlas V Rocket.

The rover will search for signs of ancient microbial life on mars, according to CNN.

It's part of a larger program that includes missions to the moon as a way to prepare for human exploration of the red planet.