It's Mars launch season! This July, the United States, China, and United Arab Emirates are all launching spacecraft to Mars that will arrive in February 2021. NASA and China are sending rovers to the surface, while the UAE aims to place a spacecraft in orbit. China and the UAE are each attempting their first Mars missions, and only NASA has ever successfully operated a spacecraft on the Martian surface for more than a few seconds. This page is your home for launch times, resource guides, and ways you can support Mars exploration with The Planetary Society.
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Last updated 7 July 2020
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