MAVEN Mars Orbital Insertion and Instrument Deploys

  • Released Thursday, September 18th, 2014
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:50PM
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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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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab


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