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NASA launches robotic explorer to Mars - The Galveston County Daily News: Space

July 23, 2016

NASA launches robotic explorer to Mars

Posted: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 12:00 am

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s newest robotic explorer, Maven, rocketed toward Mars on Monday on a quest to unravel the ancient mystery of the red planet’s radical climate change.

The Maven spacecraft is due at Mars next fall following a journey of more than 440 million miles.

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