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The MAVEN spacecraft begins to emerge from a aircraft following its arrival at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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Still in its shipping container, the MAVEN spacecraft begins to emerge from a C-17 aircraft following its arrival at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The aircraft is delivering MAVEN for processing ahead of a launch later this year on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket.

MAVEN, short for Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, will orbit Mars to study the Red Planet's upper atmosphere in unprecedented detail. Photo credit: NASA/Tim Jacobs

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  • Title: The MAVEN spacecraft begins to emerge from a aircraft following its arrival at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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