Published on August 28, 2020
Congratulations on the successful launch of the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover
The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) is delighted to extend its most sincere congratulations on the successful launch of the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover.
This successful launch represents yet another major milestone for the United States’ interplanetary exploration and it is a testimony to the ingenuity and capabilities that NASA has been working on and developing over the past years, reconfirming its position as a global leader and pivotal actor in the fields of space exploration and space science.
Despite the difficult situation due to Covid-19, NASA was able to perform a beautiful launch within the foreseen deadlines and this is certainly an example for all. This ambitious mission will certainly be an inspiration for the space community and future generations of engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs, pilots and every citizen worldwide.