NASA will hold a virtual media briefing at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 21, to discuss early science results from the agencys Perseverance Mars rover and its preparations to collect the first-ever Martian samples for planned return to Earth.
The briefing will originate from NASAs Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California, where the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission is managed. It will air live on NASA Television, the NASA app, and the agencys website and livestream on multiple agency social media platforms, including JPLsYouTubeandFacebookchannels.
Briefing participants include:
- Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator for science, NASA Headquarters
- Jennifer Trosper, Perseverance project manager, JPL
- Olivier Toupet, Perseverance enhanced navigation team lead, JPL
- Ken Farley, Perseverance project scientist, Caltech
- Vivian Sun, Perseverance science campaign co-lead, JPL
NASA to Brief Early Science from Perseverance Mars Rover