Planets and Moons  ID: 20213

MAVEN Mars Orbital Insertion and Instrument Deploys

These animations depict MAVEN's arrival at Mars on September 21, 2014, and the ensuing science instrument deployments. The animations begin with MAVEN's orbital insertion engine burn near the Martian north pole. The deployments include MAVEN's LPW, SWEA and APP instruments.

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Animation Credits

Walt Feimer (HTSI): Lead Animator
Michael Lentz (USRA): Animator
Dan Gallagher (USRA): Producer
Bruce Jakosky (LASP): Scientist
Aaron E. Lepsch (ADNET): Project Support
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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab

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MAVEN: Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN

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SVS >> Deploy
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