Latest News about MAVEN, the NASA Mars Mission
NASA's MAVEN mission is investigating the mystery of how ancient Mars went from being a wet world to the cold, dry desert it is now. The MAVEN (short for Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution) probe will investigate the Red Planet's thin atmosphere, searching for signs of how the planet became what it is today. See the latest MAVEN news, photos and video here.
The new findings indicate that space weather can be more turbulent over Mars than first thought.
A navigation system glitch on NASA's MAVEN orbiter at Mars earlier this year has hobbled science.
NASA plans to pause most of its Martian work in October for safety reasons associated with the Red Planet's position in space.
The first detailed look at Martian "nightglow" has been revealed, thanks to the work of NASA's newest Red Planet orbiter.
The 4-year old MAVEN mission will start making elliptical orbits closer to Mars' surface and prepare for its role as a future data-relay system for NASA's upcoming Mars 2020 rover.
A new type of aurora has been spotted on Mars, and thieving streams of solar wind may be to blame, a new study shows.
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