MAVEN to take a peek at comet ISON while en route to Mars

MAVEN will take a look at ISON during its trip to Mars.

MAVEN to take a peek at comet ISON while en route to Mars

Science Recorder | Delila James | Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Despite last-minute worries about the weather, the Mars orbiter Maven successfully launched Monday from the Kennedy Space Center, which adjoins the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Merritt Island in Florida. NASA launched the unmanned spacecraft atop an Atlas V rocket at 1:28 EST in a perfect send-off Monday amid a round of applause from Mission Control... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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