It has been almost a year since NASA’s Maven spacecraft was sent into space for a celestial rendezvous with Mars.
Sunday evening the craft entered the red planet’s orbit for an unprecedented study of its atmosphere.
NASA’s newest robotic explorer is set to blast off from earth Monday for a 10-month journey to Mars.
Ready, set, takeoff for Mars. NASA’s Curiosity rover, the world’s biggest extraterrestrial explorer, rocketed toward Mars on Saturday. The mission? Search for evidence that the red planet might once have been home to itsy-bitsy life.