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An artist's rendering shows the MAVEN craft in orbit of Mars. (credit: NASA)

NASA’s CU-Built Maven Spacecraft Enters Mars Orbit

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – NASA’s Maven spacecraft entered orbit around Mars for an unprecedented study of the red planet’s atmosphere following a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago. The robotic explorer […]

09/22/2014

The Maven taking off on Nev. 18, 2013 (credit: CBS)

NASA Launches CU-Led Robotic Explorer To Mars

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 in an effort led by the University of Colorado Boulder.

11/18/2013

The Maven Orbiter (credit: CBS)

NASA’s Newest Mars Flyer Will Explore Atmosphere

The robotic explorer called Maven is due to blast off Monday on a 10-month journey to the red planet.

11/16/2013

"Curiosity" (credit: NASA)

Several Colorado Companies Rejoice As ‘Curiosity’ Lands On Mars

There was great excitement at NASA and several Colorado companies Monday morning after off one of the most complicated space missions ever, and the one-ton Mars rover named “Curiosity” is already sending back its first pictures.

08/06/2012

Curiosity (credit: CBS)

Next Mission To Mars Has Colorado Connection

Friday morning the latest Mars rover blasted off from Cape Canaveral. It’s mission is to try and determine once and for all if there is life on Mars.

11/27/2011

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