Tag: Mars

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Sep2014
NASA’s Newest Mars Mission Spacecraft Enters Orbit around Red Planet NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft successfully entered Mars’ orbit at 10:24 p.m. EDT Sunday, Sept. 21, where it now will prepare to study the ... Read More
September 24, 2014Chris Minney
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Nov2013

MAVEN Launches Successfully

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This morning shortly before 10:30 AM PST NASA’s MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN) spacecraft successfully launched aboard the Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral. This mission will study the Martian upper atmosphere with particular focus on the question of how the planet went from having air and ... Read More
November 18, 2013Luxel Corporation
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Aug2013
It was one year ago that the Mars Curiosity Rover landed on the red planet. Luxel built LUXFilm®/ Polyimide filters for the  Chemistry and Mineralogy X-Ray Diffusion Instrument (CheMin) which measures the quantitites of various minerals in powdered surface samples through X-ray diffraction. CheMin is part of an on-board laboratory ... Read More
August 12, 2013Luxel Corporation

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