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Fraser
2014-Sep-22, 02:40 AM
138*million miles and 10 months journey from planet Earth, MAVEN moved into its*new home around*the planet Mars this evening. Flight controllers at Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Littleton, Colorado anxiously monitored the spacecraft’s progress as onboard computers successfully eased the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) spacecraft*into Martian orbit at about 10:25 p.m. Eastern time. […]

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