View Full Version : Science Instruments Perfect as NASA’s MAVEN Orbiter Speeds to Red Planet

2014-Feb-12, 12:40 AM
NASA’s newest Mars orbiter, the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) probe passed a significant interplanetary milestone with the announcement that all of the craft’s science instruments were activated and passed their initial checkout. “I’m delighted that we’re operating in space so well,” Bruce Jakosky, MAVEN’s Principal Investigator told Universe Today. “We’re on our way!” […]

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