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MAVEN Images

  • Celebration: MAVEN Arrives at Mars
  • Artist's Concept of NASA's MAVEN Spacecraft Approaching Mars
  • Taking Flight at Cape Canaveral
  • Night Before Launch of Mars-Bound MAVEN Spacecraft
  • MAVEN to Mars
  • MAVEN Spin Test
  • MAVEN Haiku Selected
  • MAVEN arrives at KSC
  • Searching for Mars' Missing Atmosphere
  • MAVEN with High Gain Antenna
  • Go to Mars with MAVEN
  • Artist's Concept of MAVEN
  • Artist's Concept of MAVEN side view
  • MAVEN Orbiting Mars
  • Artist's Concept Of MAVEN Orbiting Mars
  • MAVEN Instrument Panel
  • Artist's Concept of MAVEN
Celebration: MAVEN Arrives at Mars Artist's Concept of NASA's MAVEN Spacecraft Approaching Mars Taking Flight at Cape Canaveral Night Before Launch of Mars-Bound MAVEN Spacecraft MAVEN to Mars MAVEN Spin Test MAVEN Haiku Selected MAVEN arrives at KSC Searching for Mars' Missing Atmosphere MAVEN with High Gain Antenna Go to Mars with MAVEN Artist's Concept of MAVEN Artist's Concept of MAVEN side view MAVEN Orbiting Mars Artist's Concept Of MAVEN Orbiting Mars MAVEN Instrument Panel Artist's Concept of MAVEN

MAVEN: Press Release Images



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Two days before the scheduled launch to Mars, the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket and NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft rolled out of the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 41 Vertical Integration Facility to the launch pad, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Mars-Bound MAVEN at the Launch Pad
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Crews guide NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN, or MAVEN, spacecraft, inside a payload fairing, into place atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket at the Vertical Integration Facility at Space Launch Complex 41.
MAVEN Placed Atop Atlas V
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At Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, the United Launch Alliance Atlas V first stage is lifted for stacking at Launch Pad 41 in preparation for the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, or MAVEN, mission.
MAVEN's Atlas V Lifted to Launch Pad
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At Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, the United Launch Alliance Centaur second stage is lifted for stacking atop its Atlas V first stage at Launch Pad 41 in preparation for the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, or MAVEN, mission.
MAVEN's Centaur Second Stage Lifted
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A transporter moves NASA's MAVEN spacecraft, inside a payload fairing, to the Vertical Integration Facility at Launch Complex 41 where it will be hoisted atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket that will boost it into space and on to Mars.
MAVEN Arrives at Launch Pad
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NASA's MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN) spacecraft, inside a payload fairing, is hoisted to the top of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket at the Vertical Integration Facility at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex 41.
MAVEN Spacecraft Positioned Atop Atlas V Rocket
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The Solar Wind Electron Analyzer, shown here before being delivered to Lockheed Martin for integration with the MAVEN spacecraft.
MAVEN Solar Wind Electron Analyzer
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MAVEN positioned atop Atlas V rocket.
MAVEN Positioned Atop Atlas V Rocket
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Inside the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, engineers and technicians prepare the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, or MAVEN, spacecraft for encapsulation inside its payload fairing.
MAVEN Encapsulated in Payload Fairing
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The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket stands at Launch Complex 41 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida during a "wet dress rehearsal."
Atlas V Dress Rehearsal for MAVEN Launch
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The payload fairing for the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, or MAVEN, spacecraft arrives at the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
MAVEN's Payload Fairing Arrives
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Inside the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, engineers and technicians perform a spin test of the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, or MAVEN, spacecraft.
MAVEN Spin Test
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This artist's concept shows the MAVEN spacecraft in orbit around the Red Planet, with a fanciful image of her home planet in the background.
MAVEN to Mars
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MAVEN Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph (IUVS) delivered to Lockheed Martin.
MAVEN Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph
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Engineers work on the MAVEN spacecraft, which is dominated by the high-gain antenna that is crucial to communications with NASA's Deep Space Network.
MAVEN's High-Gain Antenna
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Inside Kennedy's Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility technicians clean the electricity-producing solar arrays for the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft Aug. 28.
Technicians at KSC Prep Solar Panels
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Technicians and engineers oversee MAVEN after it was attached to a processing stand.
MAVEN Preps for Launch
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NASA's next mission to Mars will carry a DVD containing over 1,100 entries selected as a result of the University of Colorado at Boulder's Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics Going to Mars campaign.
MAVEN Haiku Selected
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The MAVEN spacecraft is shown here in testing for Electromagnetic Interference and Electromagnetic Compatibility.
MAVEN EMI:EMC Test
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On May 16, 2013, the MAVEN spacecraft began nearly three weeks of thermal vacuum cycling, where it was exposed to the temperature swings it will experience during its mission to study the Martian upper atmosphere.
MAVEN in TVAC
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In the late evening hours of August 2, 2013, the MAVEN spacecraft arrived on the Shuttle Landing Facility at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
MAVEN arrives at KSC
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NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatiles Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft is seen inside the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility on Aug. 3. 2013 at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
MAVEN at Kennedy Space Center
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MAVEN will use a Propellant Management Device (PMD), which is a static, all-metal structure inside the fuel tank that uses surface tension to ensure gas free liquid delivery to the tank outlet.
MAVEN Propellant Management Device
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The MAVEN spacecraft is loaded into the belly of a C-17 Globemaster at Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora, Colorado on its way to Cape Canaveral, Florida, where it will be prepared for a November 18th launch date
MAVEN loaded onto C-17
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MAVEN will use its Neutral Gas and Ion Mass Spectrometer to study the interaction of neutral gases and ions in the Martian atmosphere with the solar wind, helping scientists to understand how Mars has lost its atmosphere over time.
Searching for Mars' Missing Atmosphere
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