Major Results from the MAVEN Mission to Mars

MAVEN explores Mars’ upper atmosphere, ionosphere, and interactions with the Sun and solar wind to determine the role that the loss of volatiles from the atmosphere has had through time. Credit: NASA

Last Updated: 29 December 2016

Bruce Jakosky, University of Colorado, Boulder
This special section focuses on the major results from the primary mission of the MAVEN mission to Mars. MAVEN was designed to explore the Mars upper atmosphere, ionosphere, magnetosphere, and interactions with the Sun and solar wind, and to understand the role that escape to space plays today and may have played in the history of Martian volatiles and climate.

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