Mars 2020 Mission, Perseverance Rover Launch The Perseverance rover is now on its way to Mars. It launched on July 30, 2020, at 4:50 a.m. PDT (7:50 a.m. EDT). Perseverance launched on an Atlas V-541 rocket from Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.
The launch sequence began here on the east coast of Australia (AEST) at 9.40pm 30th July 2020. Please find below my screen shot images that I took while it was happening live :-)