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read the article 'MAVEN Mission Status Updates'
November 22, 2014
UPDATE: MAVEN was successfully brought out of Safehold Mode the afternoon of Friday, Nov. 21.
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read the article 'MAVEN Completes Commissioning And Begins Its Primary Science Mission'
November 17, 2014

The MAVEN spacecraft completed its commissioning activities on November 16 and has formally begun its one-year primary science mission.
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read the article 'Next NASA Mission to Mars Reaches Development Milestone'
November 17, 2014

NASA's InSight mission has begun the assembly, test and launch operations (ATLO) phase of its development, on track for a March 2016 launch to Mars.
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read the article 'NASA's Mars Odyssey Orbiter Watches Comet Fly Near'
October 19, 2014

The longest-lived robot ever sent to Mars came through its latest challenge in good health, reporting home on schedule after sheltering behind Mars from possible comet dust.
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read the article 'NASA's MAVEN Studies Passing Comet and Its Effects'
October 19, 2014

NASA's newest orbiter at Mars, MAVEN, took precautions to avoid harm from a dust-spewing comet that flew near Mars today and is studying the flyby's effects on the Red Planet's atmosphere.
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read the article 'NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Studies Comet Flyby'
October 19, 2014

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, which has sent home more data about Mars than all other missions combined, is also now providing data about a comet that buzzed The Red Planet today (Oct. 19).
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read the article 'MAVEN Status Update: October 10, 2014'
October 10, 2014

MAVEN Deploys Another Science Instrument
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read the article 'MAVEN Status Update: Sept. 22, 2014'
September 22, 2014

Right on schedule last night at 9:50 p.m. EDT, the MAVEN spacecraft fired its main engines for 33 minutes and 26 seconds in order to slow down the spacecraft enough to capture into Mars orbit.
read the article 'MAVEN Status Update: Sept. 22, 2014' Read More
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read the article 'MAVEN Status Update: September 15, 2014'
September 15, 2014

Everything continues to go well with MAVEN as it is readied for arrival at Mars on Sunday, Sept. 21. All spacecraft systems are operating nominally.
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read the article 'NASA to hold Sept. 17 Briefing on MAVEN Mars Orbit Insertion, Events Coverage'
September 12, 2014

NASA will host a televised media briefing at 1 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, Sept. 17, to outline activities around the Sunday, Sept. 21 orbital insertion at Mars of the agency's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft
read the article 'NASA to hold Sept. 17 Briefing on MAVEN Mars Orbit Insertion, Events Coverage' Read More
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read the article 'MAVEN Status Update: August 29, 2014'
August 30, 2014

MAVEN continues on a smooth journey to Mars. All spacecraft systems are operating nominally.
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read the article 'Memory Reformat Planned for Opportunity Mars Rover'
August 29, 2014

An increasing frequency of computer resets on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has prompted the rover team to make plans to reformat the rover's flash memory.
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read the article 'Orbiter Completes Maneuver to Prepare for Comet Flyby'
August 6, 2014

NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft has successfully adjusted the timing of its orbit around Mars as a defensive precaution for a comet's close flyby of Mars on Oct. 19, 2014.
read the article 'Orbiter Completes Maneuver to Prepare for Comet Flyby' Read More
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read the article 'MAVEN Status Update: July 31, 2014'
July 31, 2014

MAVEN continues on a smooth journey to Mars. All spacecraft and instrument systems are operating nominally.
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read the article 'NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Resumes Full Duty'
March 11, 2014

Engineers have restored NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter to full operations, following a March 9 unplanned swap of duplicate computers aboard the spacecraft.
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read the article 'MAVEN Status Update: Feb. 27, 2014'
February 27, 2014

On Feb. 26, mission controllers performed a successful second trajectory correction maneuver, also known as TCM-2.
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read the article 'Curiosity Adds Reverse Driving for Wheel Protection'
February 19, 2014

Terrain that NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is now crossing is as smooth as team members had anticipated based on earlier images from orbit.
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read the article 'Busy Week of Imaging and Robotic Arm Studies'
February 12, 2014

Opportunity is climbing 'Murray Ridge' up on Solander Point, part of the rim of Endeavour Crater.
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read the article 'Work on Mystery Rock Continues As Rover Marks 10 Years on Mars'
January 31, 2014

Opportunity is up on "Solander Point" at the rim of Endeavour Crater. The rover is continuing to investigate this curious surface rock, called "Pinnacle Island" that apparently was kicked up by the rover during a recent traverse.
read the article 'Work on Mystery Rock Continues As Rover Marks 10 Years on Mars' Read More
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read the article 'Curiosity Mars Rover Checking Possible Smoother Route'
January 29, 2014

The team operating NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is considering a path across a small sand dune to reach a favorable route to science destinations.
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read the article 'Celebrating 10-Years on Mars!'
January 23, 2014

Opportunity is up on "Solander Point" at the rim of Endeavour Crater. Opportunity is positioned on the edge of an exposed outcrop where orbital observations suggest the possible presence of small amounts of clay minerals.
read the article 'Celebrating 10-Years on Mars!' Read More
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read the article 'Encountering a Surprise'
January 17, 2014

Opportunity is up on "Solander Point" at the rim of Endeavour Crater.
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read the article 'Ten-Year Anniversary Nears'
January 9, 2014

Opportunity landed on Mars on Jan. 24, 2004 PST (Jan. 25, 2004 UTC) on what was to be a three-month mission, but instead the rover has lived beyond its prime mission and roved the planet for nearly 10 years.
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