PDA

View Full Version : Shortly After Mars Comet, NASA’s New Red Planet Spacecraft Officially Starts Mission



Fraser
2014-Nov-18, 04:50 PM
NASA’s newest Mars spacecraft is “go” for at least a year — and potentially longer. After taking a time-out from commissioning to observe Comet Siding Spring whizz by the Red Planet in October, the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) officially began its science mission Monday (Nov. 17). And so far things are going well. […]

More... (http://www.universetoday.com/116429/shortly-after-mars-comet-nasas-new-red-planet-spacecraft-officially-starts-mission/)