Maven Will Study Loss Of Martian Atmosphere

By Frank Morring, Jr.
Source: Aviation Week & Space Technology

“It's going really well right now, but we've got to get to Mars,” said Mitchell, the project manager, as technicians packed Maven for shipment from Lockheed Martin to Kennedy Space Center in July. “Anybody can look at the history of getting to Mars to see it isn't the best. So we're not complacent.”

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