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Nasa's spacecraft Maven to reach Mars this weekend

Sep 18, 2014    

Washington US space agency NASA said Wednesday its Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft will enter orbit around the Red Planet this weekend.The spacecraft has completed a 10-month space journey spanning 442 million miles (711 million km), Xinhua reported."The team, the flight system, and all ground assets are ready for Mars orbit insertion," David Mitchell, Maven project manager at Nasa's Goddard Space Flight Center, said in a statement.The maneuver will begin with the brief firing of six small thruster engines to steady the spacecraft.Then the engines will ignit...

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