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“MAVEN”

Sep 19, 2014 06:30 AM ET // Irene Klotz
A new investigation in the quest to learn if Mars ever supported life begins this weekend with the arrival of NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft.
Jul 25, 2014 03:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Comet Siding Spring is about to make a historic near miss of the red planet -- and NASA is preparing its Martian robots for the potentially hazardous encounter. Continue reading →
Nov 22, 2013 12:47 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Enjoy some of the most inspiring, beautiful and down-right stunning photos from our adventures in space this past week.
Nov 18, 2013 02:40 PM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
The robotic spacecraft, called the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution probe (MAVEN), launched atop an Atlas 5 rocket from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station here at 1:28 p.m. EST (1828 GMT), beginning a 10-month journey to Mars.
Nov 18, 2013 03:35 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
One is a six-wheeled nuclear-powered rover, the other is an orbiting solar-powered climate satellite. The two robots couldn't be more different -- except they have one thing in common: Mars' blighted atmosphere. Continue reading →
Nov 18, 2013 12:24 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
As NASA's next Mars mission readies for launch, get the details on the most sophisticated Mars orbiter that will peel back the mystery of where the red planet's atmosphere and water went.
Nov 15, 2013 01:38 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Where did all the water go? A new Mars probe, MAVEN, aims to find out.