Launch of NASA’s MAVEN Spacecraft to Mars on Atlas V Rocket


An Atlas V rocket successfully launched from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral today at 18:28 UTC carrying NASA’s latest Spacecraft to Mars – MAVEN. The Atlas V rocket was in the 401 configuration – the most basic with no solid rocket motors. Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) will orbit Mars and try figure out what happened to the water in the Mars atmosphere.

Source: NASA Television



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