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.
The Maven spacecraft arrived at the red planet late Sunday night after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.
After ten months in space and 442 million miles, NASA’s Maven spacecraft is on track to reach the red planet late Sunday night.
Mars is getting another visitor soon.
NASA’S next generation of spacecraft is almost ready to begin its out of the world tests. The capsule, named Orion, is in the final stages of being prepped for its first mission a little less than three months from now.
They say money can’t buy happiness but one thing it can buy is chocolate. Now many chocoholics, though, will have to pay a little more for the sweet treat.
Astronauts will taking their work to the sea this summer at an underwater laboratory in the Florida Keys.
On July 21, 1969 the Apollo 11 space flight took the first humans to the moon, with Neil Armstrong being the first to step on the lunar surface.
NASA’s newest robotic explorer blasted off from Cape Canaveral Monday to begin its journey to Mars. Maven — short for Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, with a capital “N” in EvolutioN — bears eight science instruments.
NASA’s newest robotic explorer is set to blast off from earth Monday for a 10-month journey to Mars.