Watch MAVEN Launch Live!

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Once again, we’re heading to Mars! At 18:28 UTC (1:28 p.m. EST), NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) spacecraft launched successfully from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, beginning its 10-month journey to Mars. Launching aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, MAVEN will take critical measurements of the Martian upper atmosphere to help scientists understand climate change over the Red Planet’s history.

We’ll keep the live feed from NASA TV up for a while so you can continue to watch all the post-launch action. If you want to see a replay of the launch, see the video below.

Stay tuned for more details on the launch and post-launch activities!

3 Replies to “Watch MAVEN Launch Live!”

  1. Sweet! GO MAVEN! Thanks for posting the YouTube version Nancy. The ‘live’ view selection gave me “The current format is unavailable for your version player” It’s an OLD computer, what can I say?

      1. Thanks Nancy! You are so ‘on it’! Am watching a ‘live’ MAVEN science broadcast at NASA and note that Ken Kramer is there asking questions for us.. You guys at Universe Today totally ROCK!

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