MAVEN Launch Photos: NASA Mars Orbiter Launches Toward Red Planet

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United Launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket Successfully Launches MAVEN Mission on Journey to the Red Planet

Credit: Pat Corkery/United Launch Alliance
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) spacecraft lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41…Read More »

at 1:28 p.m. EST, Nov. 18, 2013. MAVEN will examine specific processes on Mars that led to the loss of much of its atmosphere.    Less «
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