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NASA's MAVEN Probe Shrinks Orbit to Make Way for Mars 2020 Rover

2 monthes ago   |   By Geek

More than four years after NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution probe reached the Red Planet, MAVEN is embarking on a new campaign. The mission-to tighten its orbit around Mars-will reduce the highest...
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NASA MAVEN spacecraft changes orbit to support Mars 2020 rover operations

NASA MAVEN spacecraft changes orbit to support Mars 2020 rover operations

2 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

NASA's next big mission will be the launch and landing of the Mars 2020 rover on the surface of the Red Planet. To support that mission, an existing NASA spacecraft is changing its orbit. That spacecraft is MAVEN, Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution. MAVEN is currently on a new mission preparing to get new responsibility as a data relay satellite...
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NASA puts a key satellite in place for its Mars 2020 mission

NASA puts a key satellite in place for its Mars 2020 mission

2 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

NASA is preparing for the Mars 2020 mission by bringing the MAVEN probe, which will act as its antenna and connection to Earth, closer to the red planet. Over the next few months, the spacecraft will fly closer and closer to Mars until it's only 2,80...
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Facebook broke Canadian privacy law, according to regulators

Facebook broke Canadian privacy law, according to regulators

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Days Gone review

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