PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: NASA launches rover Perseverance to Mars

Clip: 07/30/2020 | 5m 29s Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Thursday, NASA has launched Perseverance, the largest and most advanced rover ever sent to Mars. It blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, with a mission to drill for rock samples that could indicate whether life once existed on that planet. Also, businessman and former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain died in Atlanta of coronavirus. He was 74 years old.

Aired: 07/30/20

Rating: NR

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