MAVEN in the News

MAVEN in the News

The following items link to media coverage of MAVEN in various news outlets, online magazines, editorial pieces, and blogs. The content of these articles and blog posts does not necessarily reflect the views of LASP, our collaborators, or our funding agencies.


Shannon Curry takes over MAVEN mission to Mars
Berkeley News, Sept. 14, 2021

NASA’s MAVEN mission begins a new chapter with a new leader
LASP Announcement, Sept. 9, 2021

NASA Announcement of new MAVEN leadership, Sept. 9, 2021


We Now Have a Good Idea When Martian Oceans Started Dying, Mon., Oct. 7, 2019

Mysterious magnetic pulses discovered on Mars, Mon., Sept. 23, 2019

NASA’s first interplanetary smallsats may struggle to stay under cost caps, Mon., Aug. 5, 2019

“These clouds are really exciting,” says lead researcher for study into clouds on Mars, Mon., June 24, 2019

This Is Why Mars Is Red And Dead While Earth Is Blue And Alive, Tues., May 14, 2019

MAVEN sets its sights beyond Mars, Mon., April 29, 2019

NASA spacecraft takes a dip to prep for Mars 2020 rover landing, Mon., Feb. 11, 2019


Over-achieving Mars probe takes a ‘selfie’, Mon., Sept. 24, 2018

NASA Mars spacecraft snapped a celebratory selfie, Mon., Sept. 24, 2018

Can Mars Be Terraformed?, Mon., Aug. 27, 2018

NASA Planetary Science Program Remains on Track, Report Finds, Mon., Aug. 20, 2018

Elon Musk defends plans to build a community on Mars after downbeat NASA report, Thurs., Aug. 2, 2018

No Seriously, Elon. You Can’t Just Nuke Mars (We Asked), Tues., July 31, 2018

Solar Flare Caused Increased Oxygen Loss from Mars’s Atmosphere, Mon., June 4, 2018

The Mystery of Mars’ Missing Atmosphere May Finally Be Solved, Mon., June 4, 2018

Strained Mars data relay capabilities possible in 2020s, Mon., May 7, 2018

So, what about Mars?, Mon., Apr. 9, 2018

History of Mars’s Water, Seen Through the Lens of Gale Crater, Thurs., Apr. 5, 2018

Life Detection on Mars: Are Red Planet Protocols in Place?, Fri., Feb. 9, 2018

Leaky atmosphere linked to lightweight planet, Fri., Feb. 9, 2018

Vista from Mars Rover Lets JPL Look Back over Journey so Far, Wed., Jan. 31, 2018


NASA’s MAVEN mission providing insights into life on distant worlds, Sun., Dec. 31, 2017

Year In Review, 2017 (Part II): Rovers, orbiters peel away Mars’ secrets & reveal new mysteries, Thurs., Dec. 28, 2017

Wet Mars “doomed from the start”, Thurs., Dec. 21, 2017

How Long Can a Rocky World Withstand the Blasts from a Red Dwarf Star?, Fri., Dec. 15, 2017

NASA’s Most Underrated Probe Could Help Us Find Where Alien Life is Hiding, Wed., Dec. 13, 2017

New NASA Mission Concept Aimed at Studying Why Planets Lose their Atmospheres, Tues., Nov. 14, 2017

The Loss Of The Martian Atmosphere Over Its Lifetime, Thurs., Nov. 9, 2017

A Twisted Tail of Martian Magnetism, Fri., Nov. 3, 2017

Sun photobombed Mars encounter with comet Siding Spring, Sun., Sept. 24, 2017

Meteorite tells us that Mars had a dense atmosphere 4 billion years ago, Wed., Sept. 20, 2017

Mars’ Atmosphere: Composition, Climate & Weather, Mon., Sept. 11, 2017

MAVEN: NASA’s Orbiter Mission to Mars — Mission Details, Wed., Aug. 30, 2017

Lockheed Martin backs more CU aerospace research, Tues., Aug. 29, 2017

NASA considers kicking Mars sample return into high gear, Mon., Aug. 28, 2017

The moving Martian bow shock, Tues., Aug. 22, 2017

All-star cast of spacecraft chases solar storm across the Solar System, Mon., Aug. 21, 2017

NASA’s MAVEN Spacecraft Making Another Deep-Dip Into Mars’ Atmosphere, Tues., Aug. 15, 2017

A coming communications crunch at Mars, Mon., June 5, 2017

Martian Sky Went Metal After Meteor Strikes, Mon., May 22, 2017

Forget About Terraforming Mars. Here’s Why., Fri., Apr. 14, 2017

Exo-Earths With Global Magnetic Fields Most Likely To Have Life, Mon., Apr. 10, 2017

Scientists say thinning atmosphere drove the drying and cooling of Mars, Mon., Mar. 27, 2017

NASA’s MAVEN Discovers How Mars Lost Its Atmosphere, Fri., Mar. 3, 2017

In Photos: Opportunity Rover’s Amazing Finds in Mars’ Meridiani Planum Region, Wed., Mar. 1, 2017

Mars might already be building rings from its moons, Fri., Feb. 17, 2017

Water May Have Ditched Mars Faster Than We Thought, Mon. Feb. 6, 2017

Biogenic Oxygen on the Moon Could Hold Secrets to Earth’s Past, Tues., Jan. 31, 2017

Mars should have loads more water—so where has it all gone?, Wed., Jan. 4, 2017


ESA’s ExoMars Prepares To Sample Lower Martian Atmosphere, Tues., Dec. 20, 2016

NASA’s Next Mars Orbiter Is Being Planned for 2022, Thurs., Dec. 15, 2016

Happy Anniversary, MAVEN! NASA Mars Probe Marks 2 Years of Science Work, Fri., Nov. 18, 2016

Where Did Mars’ Water Go?, Thurs., Oct. 20, 2016

MAVEN’s Mars: in Ultraviolet, Tues., Oct. 18, 2016

MAVEN’s Journey: Everything We’ve Learned in a Martian Year, Tues., Oct. 11, 2016

MAVEN marks a (Martian) year at the red planet, Mon., Oct. 10, 2016

MAVEN Spacecraft Gears Up to Observe Global Dust Storm on Mars, Sun., Aug. 21, 2016

Mars was probably more like Earth billions of years ago. What happened?, Thurs., Aug. 4, 2016

Our Vast Solar System and Its Many Explorers, Wed., July 6, 2016

MAVEN can help peer into Mars’ past by examining how much atmosphere it’s losing today, Wed., July 6, 2016

Sun-Stripped Mars Can Help NASA’s MAVEN Provide Exoplanet Insights, Tues., July 5, 2016

Mars’ Atmosphere Blew Away Billions Of Years Ago, Fri., July 1, 2016

Watch Mars transform from a wet planet to the dry tundra it is today, Thurs., May 26, 2016

Scientific Findings Visualized: The Winners Of The AAAS Data Stories Video Contest, Thurs., May 19, 2016

Mystery of Martian Methane Deepens, Wed., May 18, 2016

Winning Data Stories Explain How The World Works In 90 Seconds, Thurs., May 5, 2016

NASA looks to space giants for Mars help, Wed., Apr. 27, 2016

Phase one of the ExoMars mission launches to find life on the Red Planet, Mon., Mar. 14, 2016

Why Europe’s New Mission to Mars Is Such a Big Deal, Fri., Mar. 11, 2016

Comet Punch Threw Mars’ Magnetism into Chaos, Thurs., Mar. 10, 2016

Mars’ Mysterious Moon Phobos Revealed in New Photo, Mon., Mar. 7, 2016

Mystery Of Mars Moon Phobos May Soon Be Solved With Latest NASA MAVEN Data, Mon., Feb. 29, 2016


How the Sun stole Mars’ atmosphere, Mon., Nov. 16, 2015

How Mars Lost Its Oceans, Fri., Nov. 13, 2015

Where Did Mars’ Atmosphere Go–And Is Earth Next?, Fri., Nov. 13, 2015

MAVEN and the case of the missing Martian atmosphere, Thurs., Nov. 12, 2015

Mars’ Lost Atmosphere: MAVEN Probe Scientist Explains New Finding, Thurs., Nov. 12, 2015

NASA reveals new discoveries about Mars’ atmosphere, Tues., Nov. 10, 2015

Mars Losing Gas to Solar Wind, Mon., Nov. 9, 2015

NASA: Solar wind transformed Mars into cold, dry planet, Fri., Nov. 6, 2015

Bad News for Terraforming: Mars’ Atmosphere Is Lost in Space, Fri., Nov. 6, 2015


MAVEN measures Mars’ atmospheric loss, Thurs., Nov. 5, 2015

The Sun Stole Part of Mars’ Atmosphere, and NASA Was Watching, Thurs., Nov. 5, 2015

NASA: Sun stripping away Martian atmosphere over billions of years, why dry planet today, Thurs., Nov. 5, 2015

NASA’s MAVEN Probe Offers Clues Into Mystery of Mars’ Atmosphere, Thurs., Nov. 5, 2015

Mars’ Atmosphere Stripped Away by Solar Storms, NASA Says, Thurs., Nov. 5, 2015

NASA to deliver big news on Mars’ atmosphere Thursday, Wed., Nov. 4, 2015

Inside NASA’s three-phase plan to put humans on Mars, Sun., Oct. 11, 2015

Mars’ Missing Atmosphere Likely Lost in Space, Mon., Oct. 5, 2015

Hi! I’m from Earth!, Thurs., Sept. 24, 2015


When Congress Puts NASA on Hold, Planets Don’t Wait, Tues., Sept. 8, 2015

NASA Probes How Mars Became the Red Planet, Thurs., Sept. 3, 2015

SPACE VOYAGES: MAVEN’s Mission to Mars, Fri., Aug. 14, 2015

Comet Metal Rained Down on Mars, Thurs., June 25, 2015

MAVEN Sheds New Light on Atmosphere of Mars, Wed., June 24, 2015

Mars may have beautiful blue aurorae visible to the naked eye, Mon., June 1, 2015


‘Tomorrowland’ Draws from NASA Past and Future, Fri., May 22, 2015

Arab Mars Probe May Resolve Red Planet’s Atmospheric Puzzles, Wed., May 13, 2015

Does the Red Planet Have Green Auroras?, Wed., May 13, 2015

Auroras on Mars, Mon., May 11, 2015

CU-Boulder joins United Arab Emirates in new mission to Mars, Thurs., May 7, 2015


Buried Martian glaciers could cover the planet in water, Thurs., Apr. 9, 2015

What NASA’s MAVEN Probe Has Learned From 1,000 Mars Orbits, Thurs., Apr. 9, 2015


MAVEN Spots Dust Cloud, Aurora on Mars, Tues., Mar. 24, 2015

Why Auroras Are Red on Mars, Tues., Mar. 24, 2015

Mystery dust cloud, glowing aurora spotted on Mars, Fri., Mar. 20, 2015

Mysterious Dust Cloud and Aurora Spotted on Mars, Wed., Mar. 18, 2015

Mystery dust cloud and aurora spotted on Mars, Wed., Mar. 18, 2015

Mars is Wrapped in a Weird Dust Cloud, Wed., Mar. 18, 2015

MAVEN spotted a strange and unexpected aurora around Mars, Wed., Mar. 18, 2015

Water, water everywhere in our solar system’s moons, Fri., Mar. 13, 2015

Mars once had an entire ocean—and then lost it, scientists say, Thurs., Mar. 5, 2015


MAVEN penetrates Mars’s inner atmosphere, Fri., Feb. 20, 2015

Mysterious plumes above the surface of Mars have scientists stumped, Mon., Feb. 16, 2015

Martian mystery cloud defies explanation, Mon., Feb. 16, 2015

Gardner, Perlmutter land posts with sway on Colorado space business, Sun., Feb. 15, 2015

NASA unveils FY 2016 budget, Mon., Feb. 2, 2015


U.S.-India Joint Statement साँझा प्रयास – सबका विकास” – “Shared Effort; Progress for All”, Sun., Jan. 25, 2015

Mission to Mars, Thurs., Jan. 22, 2015

Beagle 2: Found on Mars After An 11 Year Hunt, Fri., Jan. 16, 2015

Another Earth in the Cosmos?, Tues., Jan. 13, 2015

Why Doesn’t Mars Have an Atmosphere Anymore?, Tues., Jan. 13, 2015

Life on Mars – the evidence mounts, Mon., Jan. 12, 2015

NASA touts journey to Mars, 3D printer in space as 2014 feats, Fri., Jan. 2, 2015



NASA’s MAVEN charts a disappearing Martian atmosphere, Wed., Dec. 24, 2014

Where Did The Air Go? Bruce Jakosky on the MAVEN Mars Mission, Tues., Dec. 23, 2014

Top 10 local news stories of 2014: No. 9 — CU’s MAVEN mission reaches Mars, Mon., Dec. 22, 2014

MAVEN uncovers secrets of Martian atmosphere loss, Sun., Dec. 21, 2014

How Mars lost its atmosphere decoded, Tues., Dec. 16, 2014

Is Mars habitable? That’s tougher to answer than you might think, Tues., Dec. 16, 2014

MAVEN Unlocks Secrets of the Martian Atmosphere, Tues., Dec. 16, 2014

NASA Probe Piecing Together How Mars’ Atmosphere Escapes to Space, Tues., Dec. 16, 2014

MAVEN First Results, Mon., Dec. 15, 2014

First results from NASA’s MAVEN may offer clues to how Mars lost its water, Mon. Dec. 15, 2014

Solar wind probably leaches Mars’ lower atmosphere, Mon., Dec. 15, 2014

Orbiter spots solar particles penetrating deep into atmosphere of Mars, Mon., Dec. 15, 2014

Could Ancient Mars Have Supported Life? Water Isn’t the Only Key, Thurs., Dec. 11, 2014

Rivers, lakes and deltas, oh my! Mars rover probes crater’s watery past, Mon., Dec. 9, 2014

Mars apparently had massive lake, NASA’s Curiosity rover finds, Mon., Dec. 8, 2014

Looking to Mars to Help Understand Changing Climates, Mon., Dec. 8, 2014

NASA’s Mars milestone, Wed., Dec. 3, 2014

What happened when the comet swept past Mars, Mon., Dec. 1, 2014


UI scientists seek to answer the ‘big question’, Mon., Nov. 24, 2014

What happened to the water on Mars?, Thurs., Nov. 20, 2014

Maven is a ‘Go’ After Mars’ Siding Spring Excitement, Wed., Nov. 19, 2014

MAVEN begins science mission at Mars, Tues., Nov. 18, 2014

Shortly After Mars Comet, NASA’s New Red Planet Spacecraft Officially Starts Mission, Tues., Nov. 18, 2014

Liquid water once flowed on Mars – but only episodically, study suggests, Mon., Nov. 17, 2014

MAVEN uses special radio to relay data from Curiosity Mars rover, Mon., Nov. 10, 2014

Astronomy being brought to life in 21st century classrooms, Mon., Nov. 10, 2014

Spectacular meteor shower on Mars from Comet Siding Spring, Mon., Nov. 10, 2014

Opportunity, Curiosity, but No View of Mars Sky Show, Fri., Nov. 7, 2014

Comet dust triggered “mind blowing” Mars meteor shower, Fri., Nov. 7, 2014

Comet Siding Spring Showered Mars with Meteors, Fri., Nov. 7, 2014

Mind-blowing Meteor Shower on Mars During Comet Flyby, Say NASA scientists, Fri., Nov. 7, 2014

Comet flyby of Mars changed chemistry of atmosphere, Fri., Nov. 7, 2014

CU-Boulder makes contribution to first findings from comet’s Martian flyby, Fri., Nov. 7, 2014

Mars comet flyby created a show for MAVEN and other NASA probes, Fri., Nov. 7, 2014

Mars spacecraft, including MAVEN, reveal comet flyby effects on Martian atmosphere, Fri., Nov. 7, 2014


Photo op: Hubble captures Comet Siding Spring as it buzzes Mars, Fri., Oct. 24, 2014

Comet Siding Spring Was Bleeding Hydrogen As It Sped By Mars, Fri., Oct. 24, 2014

Mars Probe Beams Home ‘Tantalizing’ First Results, Mon., Oct. 20, 2014

Comet Siding Spring buzzes Mars, but NASA orbiters and rovers are safe, Mon., Oct. 20, 2014

NASA orbiters hide behind Mars to avoid comet debris, Mon., Oct. 20, 2014

Rendezvous at Mars, Mon., Oct. 20, 2014

Comet Siding Spring whizzes past Mars, Mon., Oct. 20, 2014

Comet’s close encounter with Mars a boon for science, Sun., Oct. 19, 2014

A Comet’s Brush With Mars, Sun., Oct. 19, 2014

International Spacecraft Fleet Poised To Watch Comet Skim Past Mars, Fri., Oct. 17, 2014

Comet Siding Spring to pass close to Mars on Sunday, Fri., Oct. 17, 2014

MAVEN set to observe comet Siding Spring as it whizzes past Mars, Fri., Oct. 17, 2014

Comet takes near-miss route to Mars, Fri., Oct. 17, 2014

Few viewing opportunities for comet’s Martian flyby, Thurs., Oct. 16, 2014

MAVEN Spacecraft’s First Look at Mars Hints at Promising Results, Thurs., Oct. 16, 2014

MAVEN spacecraft begins exploration of climate change on Mars, Wed., Oct. 15, 2014

MAVEN captures first images of Mars atmosphere, braces for close comet flyby, Wed., Oct. 15, 2014

NASA’s Maven collects its first data about Mars’ atmosphere, Wed., Oct. 15, 2014

Maven gives scientists first look at Mars upper atmosphere: Here’s what NASA found, Wed., Oct. 15, 2014

Spacecraft catches Mars atmosphere in act of escaping, Wed., Oct. 15, 2014

Our Cool New View of the Mars Atmosphere, Wed., Oct. 15, 2014

NASA’s MAVEN gets unprecedented look at Mars’ upper atmosphere, Wed., Oct. 15, 2014

MAVEN orbiter finds hydrogen layer that spreads 21,000 miles from Mars, Tues., Oct. 14, 2014

NASA’s MAVEN: First results from mission to Mars dazzle scientists, Tues., Oct. 14, 2014

MAVEN’s initial observations ‘tantalizing teaser’ of future science, Tues., Oct. 14, 2014

MAVEN captures solar storm hitting Mars, prepares for comet flyby, Tues., Oct. 14, 2014

The Newest NASA Mars Mission Is Already Unraveling The Mystery Of Mars’ Missing Atmosphere, Tues., Oct. 14, 2014

NASA’s Colorado-built MAVEN excels at Mars data; may stay longer, Tues., Oct. 14, 2014

NASA’s Maven spacecraft snaps ‘unprecedented’ images of Mars, Tues., Oct. 14, 2014

NASA’s MAVEN mission is getting an unprecedented look at Mars’s atmosphere, revealing the planet’s past, Tues., Oct. 14, 2014

Hydrogen cloud blows off Mars, Tues., Oct. 14, 2014

Mars’ Atmosphere is Leeching Out Into Space, Tues., Oct. 14, 2014

NASA Mars Spacecraft Ready for Rare Encounter With Comet, Fri., Oct. 10, 2014

CU-Boulder’s MAVEN bracing for historic comet flyby at Mars, Thurs., Oct. 9, 2014

A NASA spacecraft reaches Mars just in time to see an unexpected guest, Fri., Oct. 3, 2014

Preparing for A-MAVEN Science!, Fri., Oct. 3, 2014

Intruder from the Oort cloud will graze Mars, Fri., Oct. 3, 2014

Nasa MAVEN Mission tweets “Chalein Saath Saath”, Wed., Oct. 1, 2014

U.S., India To Collaborate on Mars Exploration, Earth Observation, Wed., Oct. 1, 2014


Mars spirit of success should animate earth, Mon., Sept. 29, 2014

Two New Arrivals Send Back Pictures Of Mars, Fri., Sept. 26, 2014

MAVEN Maneuvers Into Mars’s Orbit, Fri., Sept. 26, 2014

Astronomy Picture of the Day, Fri., Sept. 26, 2014

MAVEN spacecraft and Indian orbiter deliver first images of Mars, Thurs., Sept. 25, 2014

Maven and MOM Orbiters Send First Pictures From Mars, Thurs., Sept. 25, 2014

MAVEN returns first images of Mars’ atmosphere, Wed., Sept. 24, 2014

Planetary Radio Live: MAVEN Arrives at Mars!, Tues., Sept. 23, 2014

Nasa’s Maven spacecraft could solve mystery of Mars’s missing water, Mon., Sept. 22, 2014

Welcome to Mars! MAVEN settles in around the Red Planet, Mon., Sept. 22, 2014

US Spacecraft Enters Mars Orbit, India Probe Next, Mon., Sept. 22, 2014

NASA’s Mars MAVEN orbit insertion was “right on the money”, Mon., Sept. 22, 2014

MAVEN spacecraft enters Mars orbit to explore its climate change, Mon., Sept. 22, 2014

NASA Craft Is Orbiting Mars, to Study Its Air, Mon., Sept. 22, 2014

NASA spacecraft reaches Mars orbit, Mon., Sept. 22, 2014

Maven mission: Nasa’s Mars satellite arrives in orbit, Mon., Sept. 22, 2014

NASA’s Maven Explorer Arrives at Mars After a Year, Mon., Sept. 22, 2014

Colorado-built Maven spacecraft enters Mars orbit to explore its climate change, Sun., Sept. 21, 2014

Lockheed Martin-Built Maven Successfully Placed Into Orbit Around Mars, Sun., Sept. 21, 2014

MAVEN Arrives at Mars! Parks Safely in Orbit, Sun., Sept. 21, 2014

Mission To Study Mars’ Climate Enters Red Planet’s Orbit, Sun., Sept. 21, 2014

MAVEN orbit insertion timeline, Sun., Sept. 21, 2014

NASA Craft, Nearing Mars, Prepares to Go to Work, Sun., Sept. 21, 2014

NASA picks 25 to live tweet MAVEN event from mission HQ in Colorado, Sun., Sept. 21, 2014

NASA’s Mars MAVEN mission set to enter Red Planet’s orbit Sunday, Sun., Sept. 21, 2014

MAVEN arrives to smell and taste Mars atmosphere, Sat., Sept. 20, 2014

NASA’s MAVEN Mission reaches Mars, Fri., Sept. 19, 2014

Journey to the Red Planet: MAVEN Approaches Martian Orbit, Fri., Sept. 19, 2014

With NASA Probe’s Arrival, International Mars Invasion Gets Under Way, Fri., Sept. 19, 2014

Colorado-Built Spacecraft Will Enter Mars’ Orbit On Sunday, Fri., Sept. 19, 2014

Maven and MOM Orbiters Close In on Their Moments of Truth at Mars, Fri., Sept. 19, 2014

CU-Boulder’s MAVEN poised to enter Martian orbit Sunday night, Fri., Sept. 19, 2014

Pair of Spacecraft—Plus Comet—Arriving at Mars, Fri., Sept. 19, 2014

How NASA’s Next Mars Spacecraft Will Greet The Red Planet On Sunday, Fri., Sept. 19, 2014

MAVEN Satellite Approaches Mars Orbit After 10-Month Voyage, Thurs., Sept. 18, 2014

MAVEN spacecraft close to entering Mars orbit—and it won’t be alone, Thurs., Sept. 18, 2014

MAVEN Is Ready for Sept. 21 Orbit Insertion, Thurs., Sept. 18, 2014

NASA’s CU-Built Maven Spacecraft To Reach Mars This Weekend, Thurs., Sept. 18, 2014

NASA’s ‘MAVEN’ Space Probe To Reach Mars This Weekend, Thurs., Sept. 18, 2014

NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft reaches Mars this weekend, Thurs., Sept. 18, 2014

Get ready! NASA’s MAVEN mission is about to reach Mars, Wed., Sept. 17, 2014

NASA’s Maven Spacecraft Reaches Mars This Weekend, Wed., Sept. 17, 2014

Mars as seen from West Seattle; Our reporter was chosen to report on Mars mission, Wed., Sept. 17, 2014

MAVEN set to slide into orbit around Mars, Mon., Sept. 15, 2014

Mars MAVEN arrival: U-M professors available to comment, Mon., Sept. 15, 2014

A closer look at Pluto is on the Horizon, Sat., Sept. 13, 2014

Mars Probe Looks for Atmosphere “Lost in Space”, Fri., Sept. 12, 2014

Mars probe MAVEN nears red planet, Wed., Sept. 10, 2014

Maven Mission Could Help Unlock Mars’s Secrets, Wed., Sept. 10, 2014

CU-Boulder to host free event Sept. 21 to watch orbit insertion of Mars spacecraft, Wed., Sept. 10, 2014

Mars probe MAVEN nears red planet, Tues., Sept. 9, 2014

Mars Probes from US and India Arrive at Red Planet This Month, Tues., Sept. 9, 2014

Two Orbiters, One Comet Arriving At Mars Soon, Mon., Sept. 8, 2014

MAVEN Mars Orbiter Ideally Poised to Uniquely Map Comet Siding Spring Composition, Fri., Sept. 5, 2014

NASA’s MAVEN Spacecraft Will Explore Mars’ Upper Atmosphere, Fri., Sept. 5, 2014

Mission to Mars to investigate possibility of water past on the red planet, Tues., Sept. 2, 2014


Skywatch: Special night in the Berkshires, and new probes near Mars, Thurs., Aug. 28, 2014

For the future of Mars exploration, the past is prologue, Mon., Aug. 11, 2014

The exciting future of Mars exploration: In orbit, on the surface and inside the planet, Sat., Aug. 9, 2014

Mars-Bound Probes Built by India and NASA Are Nearing the Red Planet, Fri., Aug. 8, 2014

Celebrating Mars Rover and Looking to the Future, Wed., Aug. 6, 2014

A Celestial Traveler Closes on Mars, Mon. Aug. 4, 2014

CU-Boulder Mars mission on track; comet encounter looms, Mon., Aug. 4, 2014


NASA Prepping Mars Probes, Rovers for Close Comet Flyby, Thurs., July 31, 2014

To Help Mars Rovers Phone Home, NASA Asks For Ideas To Close Looming Communications Gap, Fri., July 25, 2014

Comet fireworks on Mars?, Thurs., July 24, 2014

NASA Seeks Proposals for Commercial Mars Data Relay Satellites, Wed., July 23, 2014

FAQ: As Mars data pours in, scientists ask ‘What have we learned so far?’, Thurs., July 17, 2014


A swing and a near-miss: Comet siding-spring clears the fence over Mars’ satellite-filled outfield, Mon., June 30, 2014

Unmanned Probes Blaze Trail For Humans, Mon., June 23, 2014

Researchers Discover New Type Of Dust In Mars’ Atmosphere, Mon., June 23, 2014

Mars-bound mission updates: Mars Orbiter Mission maneuvers, MAVEN detects Mars, Wed., June 11, 2014

The construction of OSIRIS-REx has begun!, Thurs., June 5, 2014

Looking for rare air on Mars, Wed., June 4, 2014

Venus and Mars Hold Priceless Climate-Change Warnings for Earth, Mon. June 2, 2014


Giant volcano with glacier on Mars may have been a nice place for life, Wed., May 28, 2014

One mile closer to space: a look at Colorado’s major aerospace projects, Mon., May 19, 2014

NASA MAVEN to Discover Why Mars has Lost its Atmosphere Over Billions of Years, Sat., May 17, 2014

Interesting Prospects for Comet A1 Siding Spring Versus the Martian Atmosphere, Thurs., May 8, 2014

Oxygen In Exoplanet Atmospheres Could Fool Search For Life, Thurs., May 8, 2014

Going to Extremes: Chia Seeds From Outer Space, Fri., May 2, 2014


Stargazing: Red alert as Mars hogs the limelight after dark, Mon., Apr. 7, 2014

NASA weighs the ethics of sending astronauts into space for years, Wed., Apr. 2, 2014


Scientists create a mini Mars on Earth, Thurs., Mar. 27, 2014

US Reviews Use of Russian Rockets for Satellite Launches, Fri., Mar. 21, 2014

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter switches brains after computer glitch, Wed., Mar. 12, 2014


CU-Boulder MAVEN mission set to finish under budget, Tues., Feb. 25, 2014

The Spinning Compass, Mon., Feb. 24, 2014

What the Future May Hold for Mars, Wed., Feb. 19, 2014

Space agencies to protect Mars probes from comet encounter, Wed., Feb. 19, 2014

The World Above and Beyond, Mon., Feb. 17, 2014

NASA spacecraft designed largely by UC Berkeley researchers passes crucial step, Thurs., Feb. 13, 2014

Science Instruments Perfect as NASA’s MAVEN Orbiter Speeds to Red Planet, Tues., Feb. 11, 2014

NASA And French Space Agency Team Up For 2016 Mars Lander Mission, Tues., Feb. 11, 2014

All’s well in cruise phase for Mars-bound spacecraft MAVEN and Mars Orbiter Mission, Tues., Feb. 11, 2014

Fires in the Sky: MAVEN Satellite Looks for Mars’ Missing Atmosphere, Mon., Feb. 10, 2014

MAVEN thumbs up following checkout en route to Mars, Tues., Feb. 4, 2014

Lights, Camera, MAVEN: A Mission to Uncover the History of Mars, Mon., Feb. 3, 2014


NEOWISE Spots Mars-Crossing Comet, Wed., Jan. 29, 2014

NASA Receives Mars 2020 Rover Instrument Proposals for Evaluation, Tues., Jan. 21, 2014

Smyrna librarian sees MAVEN launch through training program in Florida, Tues., Jan. 21, 2014

NASA Celebrates Decade of Mars Exploration by Spirit, Opportunity, Thurs., Jan. 9, 2014

NASA probe to measure Mars’ atmospheric loss, Mon., Jan. 6, 2014

Why Robots May Be the Future of Interplanetary Research, Fri., Jan. 3, 2014



Big Space Missions to Watch in 2014, Tues., Dec. 31, 2013

Astrobiology Top 10: MAVEN Launched to Study Upper Atmosphere of Mars, Mon., Dec. 30, 2013

A year in the life of Mars, Thurs., Dec. 26, 2013

CU Aims to Penetrate Mars Imperial Defense Grid, Fri., Dec. 20, 2013

Composites Go to Mars on MAVEN Spacecraft, Fri., Dec. 13, 2013

NASA Mars MAVEN Mission: 5 Facts, Wed., Dec. 11, 2013

Fiercest meteor shower on record to hit Mars via comet, Sat., Dec. 7, 2013

NASA, India Eye Collaborative Studies as Probes Race to Mars, Mon., Dec. 2, 2013

India’s First Mars Probe ‘MOM’ Blasts Free of Earth Joining MAVEN in Race to Red Planet, Sun., Dec. 1, 2013


Witnessing the MAVEN, Fri., Nov. 29, 2013

2 Northern Arizona Schools Chosen To Watch NASA’s MAVEN Launch, Wed., Nov. 27, 2013

Giving Thanks for Atlas V and MAVEN Mission Success, Mon., Nov. 25, 2013

Poca grad a maven on NASA’s MAVEN Mars satellite, Sat., Nov. 23, 2013

NASA satellite on mission to Mars boasts composite components, Thurs., Nov. 21, 2013

NASA mission assisted by UC Berkeley scientists takes off for Mars, Thurs., Nov. 21, 2013

Nasa probe sets off for Mars, Wed., Nov. 20, 2013

Costa Rican Woman Leading MAVEN Mars Mission, Wed., Nov. 20, 2013

Mars ‘Maven’ mission blasts off, Tues., Nov. 19, 2013

MAVEN to Search Mars’ Atmosphere for Evolutionary Clues, Tues., Nov. 19, 2013

MAVEN Officially On Its Way to Mars, NASA Confirms Successful Launch, Tues., Nov. 19, 2013

NASA launches Maven spacecraft to explore Mars’ atmosphere, Tues., Nov. 19, 2013

Mission possible: NASA heads to Mars to answer questions, Tues., Nov. 19, 2013

Mars MAVEN probe launched on $671 million mission, Mon., Nov. 18, 2013

NASA’s MAVEN mission on its way to Mars, Mon., Nov. 18, 2013

Everything You Need To Know About Today’s MAVEN Mission To Mars, Mon., Nov. 18, 2013

Mars orbiter Maven begins journey, Mon., Nov. 18, 2013

What happened to Mars’ atmosphere? MAVEN now on way to find out, Mon., Nov. 18, 2013

Top 5 Challenges in Store for Mars MAVEN Mission, Mon., Nov. 18, 2013

NASA’s MAVEN mission blasts off to solve major Martian mystery, Mon., Nov. 18, 2013

NASA launches robotic explorer MAVEN to Mars, Mon., Nov. 18, 2013

MAVEN Mars mission led by CU-Boulder successfully launches 10-month space, Mon., Nov. 18, 2013

MAVEN to answer the mystery of Mars’ missing atmosphere, Mon., Nov. 18, 2013

Mars Maven launch, Mon., Nov. 18, 2013

CU-Boulder’s MAVEN lifts off, begins mission to study Mars, Mon., Nov. 18, 2013

NASA launches robotic explorer to Mars, Mon., Nov. 18, 2013

VIDEO: Watch CU Boulder’s MAVEN Launch To Mars, Mon., Nov. 18, 2013

NASA’s ‘Maven’ Mars Probe To Launch On Monday, Sun., Nov. 17, 2013

Mars bound MAVEN Orbiter “GO” for Astrobiology Expedition Launch on Nov. 18, Sun., Nov. 17, 2013

NASA Aims for Mars, With Robotic Maven Set to Soar, Sun., Nov. 17, 2013

MAVEN to launch for Mars for answers on atmosphere, Sun., Nov. 17, 2013

NASA’s New Mars Orbiter MAVEN to be Launched on Nov.18, Sat., Nov. 16, 2013

NASA’s MAVEN Takes Off To Study Mystery Of Climate Change…Mars, Sat., Nov. 16, 2013

NASA’s MAVEN Mars orbiter on pad for Monday launch, Sat., Nov. 16, 2013

MAVEN orbiter poised to launch for Mars, Sat., Nov. 16, 2013

Lost world—what happened to Mars?, Sat., Nov. 16, 2013

Probe May Help Solve Riddle of Mars’s Missing Air, Mon., Nov. 18, 2013

Boulder kindergartners win national contest, their artwork heading to Mars, Fri., Nov. 15, 2013

What Killed Mars? A New Spacecraft Will Find Out, Fri., Nov. 15, 2013

How Did Mars Die? NASA’s Newest Spacecraft Aims to Find Out, Fri., Nov. 15, 2013

CU-Boulder-led NASA mission to study Mars readies for blastoff, Fri., Nov. 15, 2013

MAVEN, NASA’s next mission to Mars, ready for Monday launch, Fri., Nov. 15, 2013

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about MAVEN’s launch and mission, Fri., Nov. 15, 2013

A mission to Mars: Aerosniff, Fri., Nov. 15, 2013

Ancient Mars was once covered in water — and MAVEN will find out where it went, Thurs., Nov. 14, 2013

Missing atmosphere: NASA, Star Trek’s Geordi talk up Monday’s Mars launch, Thurs., Nov. 14, 2013

LeVar Burton Video Is the Best Explanation of a Mars Mission Yet, Thurs., Nov. 14, 2013

Mars probe to sniff atmosphere and scout safer landings, Thurs., Nov. 14, 2013

Out of this world: The design challenges of a mission to Mars, Thurs., Nov. 14, 2013

Nasa’s Maven mission to study Mars’ lost atmosphere, Thurs., Nov. 14, 2013

NASA Probe to Track Mars’s Missing Atmosphere, Thurs., Nov. 14, 2013

NASA Video Shows Mars 4 Billion Years Ago, Thurs., Nov. 14, 2013

Puffy clouds, blue water: NASA video depicts Mars 4 billion years ago, Wed., Nov. 13, 2013

How NASA’s MAVEN Mars Orbiter Works, Wed., Nov. 13, 2013

Watch this: A spellbinding tour of watery Mars during the planet’s early days, Wed., Nov. 13, 2013

NASA re-creates ancient Mars on YouTube, Wed., Nov. 13, 2013

Monday will see NASA’s next Mars probe, Tues., Nov. 12, 2013

CU Boulder students play role in mission to Mars, Tues., Nov. 12, 2013

Mars mission set for launch, Tues., Nov. 12, 2013

NASA’s ULA-built Mars mission is on track for launch, Mon., Nov. 11, 2013

Watch Out for Falling Space Junk and Asteroids, Mon., Nov. 11, 2013

NASA’s Next Mars Probe Set to Launch Monday, Mon., Nov. 11, 2013

MAVEN, the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN orbiter launched today, carries CU equipment, Mon., Nov. 11, 2013

More missions than money, Mon., Nov. 11, 2013

Federal funding crucial to university research, Sun., Nov. 10, 2013

CU-Boulder hosting student artists in warm-up to MAVEN launch, Sat., Nov. 9, 2013

NASA’s Colorado-built Mars mission is on track for launch, Fri., Nov. 8, 2013

NASA’s next Mars mission buttoned up for launch, Fri., Nov. 8, 2013

India and NASA Home In on Mars, Fri., Nov. 8, 2013

Science: A taste of Martian atmosphere, Fri., Nov. 8, 2013

India and NASA Home In on Mars, Fri., Nov. 8, 2013

MAVEN has arrived at the launch pad, Fri., Nov. 8, 2013

MAVEN affixed to Atlas 5 rocket for Nov. 18 launch, Fri., Nov. 8, 2013

NASA Sets MAVEN/Atlas V Launch Events Coverage, Fri., Nov. 8, 2013

Alan Boyle & Dave Brain: MAVEN Orbits Mars, Thurs., Nov. 7, 2013

Maven’s mysteries: An inside look at NASA’s next Mars mission, Wed., Nov. 6, 2013

India Launches Mars Orbiter Mission, Heralds New Space Race, Tues., Nov. 5, 2013

Six Ky. librarians accepted into Explore! space program at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Mon., Nov. 4, 2013

Countdown to India’s Maiden Mars Mission Begins, Mon., Nov. 4, 2013

NASA’s MAVEN mission to study the Martian atmosphere set for launch, Sun., Nov. 3, 2013

Exploration of Mars to be launched, Sat., Nov. 2, 2013

PLANETARY RADIO LIVE: MAVEN Launches for Mars, Fri., Nov. 1, 2013

Assessing the Martian atmosphere: MAVEN prepares for launch, Fri., Nov. 1, 2013

Where Did the Water on Mars Go?, Fri., Nov. 1, 2013


NASA Sets Launch Date for MAVEN Mission to Mars, Thurs., Oct. 31, 2013

Capturing data from Mars, Wed., Oct. 30, 2013

Scientists create a box for Martian delights, Wed., Oct. 30, 2013

NASA’s Next Mars Mission: Five Things to Know, Tues., Oct. 29, 2013

NASA Prepares MAVEN To Reveal Mars’ History Of Climate Change As Indian Mission Also Eyes Martian Atmosphere, Tues., Oct. 29, 2013

Nasa prepares to send Maven spacecraft to Mars, Tues., Oct. 29, 2013

NASA’s MAVEN set for Mars launch in Nov., Tues., Oct. 29, 2013

NASA All Set to Launch its Mars Mission ‘MAVEN’, Tues., Oct. 29, 2013

NASA’s MAVEN Mission Prepares For November 18 Launch, Tues., Oct. 29, 2013

NASA to probe why Mars lost its atmosphere, Tues., Oct. 29, 2013

Nasa gears up for Maven mission to Mars, Tues., Oct. 29, 2013

MAVEN and MOM Missions from NASA and India Plan Martian Science Collaboration in Orbit, Tues., Oct. 29, 2013

NASA mission led by CU-Boulder will be first to explore Martian upper atmosphere, Mon., Oct. 28, 2013

MAVEN Fueled for Mars, Pad Rollout Scheduled for First Week of November, Sat., Oct. 26, 2013

NASA spacecraft fueled for November flight to Mars, Fri., Oct. 25, 2013

Furloughed NASA Goddard Employees Back to Work, Tues., Oct. 22, 2013

NASA Mars Mission Escapes Government Shutdown, Stays On Schedule, Mon., Oct. 21, 2013

A lecture on Mars and the upcoming MAVEN mission, Mon., Oct. 21, 2013

HelmZar educator’s NASA honor to launch new curriculum in Tulsa, Mon., Oct. 21, 2013

On Mars, it’s as if the shutdown never happened, Fri., Oct. 18, 2013

CU-Boulder’s MAVEN one month from Mars departure, Thurs., Oct. 17, 2013

NASA Rover Confirms Mars Origin of Some Meteorites, Thurs., Oct. 17, 2013

India’s first mission to Mars to launch this month, Tues., Oct. 15, 2013

Atlas 5 launcher erected for MAVEN’s launch to Mars, Fri., Oct. 11, 2013

NASA uses emergency exception to save Mars mission from government shutdown, Sun., Oct. 6, 2013

Stagnant government shutdown, Sun., Oct. 6, 2013

NASA Mars spacecraft will launch despite U.S. government shutdown, Sat., Oct. 5, 2013

Most of NASA Idled but Mars Orbiter Gets Reprieve, Fri., Oct. 4, 2013

NASA’s Next Mars Probe Cleared for Launch Despite Government Shutdown, Fri., Oct. 4, 2013

MAVEN mission to Mars still a go, Fri., Oct. 4, 2013

Shutdown won’t halt NASA’s Mars MAVEN launch, Fri., Oct. 4, 2013

NASA: Shutdown Won’t Stop MAVEN Launch, Fri., Oct. 4, 2013

NASA’s MAVEN Mission Is Saved From The Government Shutdown, Fri., Oct. 4, 2013

NASA’s MAVEN Mars orbiter granted “Emergency Exemption” to Resume Processing during Government Shutdown, Fri., Oct. 4, 2013

NASA’s Maven mission to Mars is back on track after shutdown holdup, Thurs., Oct. 3, 2013

MAVEN Orbiter Preparation at NASA Considered “Emergency Exception”–Work Continues Despite Government Shutdown, Thurs., Oct. 3, 2013

CU-Boulder MAVEN mission to Mars OK’d, despite federal shutdown, Thurs., Oct. 3, 2013

Shutdown Won’t Prevent NASA’s MAVEN Mission From Lifting Off, Thurs., Oct. 3, 2013

The Air on Mars: Past, Present and Future, Thurs., Oct. 3, 2013

NASA’s MAVEN’s Mission Spared from Shutdown, Thurs., Oct. 3, 2013

Launch Preparations for MAVEN Back On, Thurs., Oct. 3, 2013

U.S. shutdown threatens launch of NASA’s next mission to Mars, Thurs., Oct. 3, 2013

The Government Shutdown’s Final Frontier: How NASA Is Dealing, Wed., Oct. 2, 2013

Government shutdown may close launch window for next Mars mission, Wed., Oct. 2, 2013

Government shutdown could delay NASA’s Mars MAVEN mission to 2017, Wed., Oct. 2, 2013

Shutdown, sequestration cuts zap scientists and researchers, Wed., Oct. 2, 2013

NASA Hit by Government Shutdown, Tues., Oct. 1, 2013

Effects of Shutdown Felt in the Final Frontier, Tues., Oct. 1, 2013

U.S. federal shutdown puts key science functions on hold, Tues., Oct. 1, 2013

The Government Shutdown Threatens NASA’s Next Mars Mission, Tues., Oct. 1, 2013

Government shutdown puts MAVEN launch preps on hold, Tues., Oct. 1, 2013

On its 55th Birthday, NASA Has Been Forced into an Information Blackout, Tues., Oct. 1, 2013

US government shuts down, Tues., Oct. 1, 2013


MAVEN Spacecraft to Study Mars Atmosphere to Understand History, Getting Ready for Pre-launch Tests, Sun., Sept. 29, 2013

Next orbiter to focus on Mars atmosphere, Sat., Sept. 28, 2013

MAVEN spacecraft to examine Mars atmosphere, Fri., Sept. 27, 2013

NASA offers look at Mars orbiter MAVEN targeting Nov. 18 launch, Fri., Sept. 27, 2013

Communications Tests Go the Distance for MAVEN, Fri., Sept. 20, 2013

Could Upcoming Comet Flybys Damage Mars Spacecraft?, Thurs., Sept. 19, 2013

NASA Offers Media Access to Next Mars Mission Spacecraft on Sept. 27, Wed., Sept. 18, 2013

NASA Hosts Social Media Event at MAVEN Launch in Florida, Tues., Sept. 17, 2013

MAVEN Mars Mission’s Bruce Jakosky, Mon., Sept. 16, 2013

Curiosity to get help in studying atmosphere of Mars, Fri., Sept. 13, 2013

A Tale of Two Spacecraft: MAVEN and MOM to head towards Mars, Thurs., Sept. 12, 2013

Taking a close look at MAVEN assembly and testing videos, Wed., Sept. 11, 2013

Mars-bound Comet Prompts NASA To Assess Danger Posed to Red Planet Probes, Mon., Sept. 9, 2013

Flying above the Martian radar, Tues., Sept. 3, 2013

September 2013-Life in the Astro-Blogosphere: Touching Mars, Mon., Sept. 2, 2013


NASA’s New Martian Explorer Will Explain Where All the Water Went, Thurs., Aug. 29, 2013

NASA’s Next Mars Mission to Unravel Secrets of Red Planet’s Atmosphere, Wed., Aug. 28, 2013

Colorado works to create its bridge beyond the Final Frontier, Tues., Aug. 27, 2013

To Unlock Mars’s Wet Past, NASA’s Next Orbiter Will Scan the Martian Sky, Tues., Aug. 27, 2013

Send your name to Mars on MAVEN, Tues., Aug. 27, 2013

Wanted! Your Name for Journey to Mars, Tues., Aug. 27, 2013

Rocket for MAVEN Mars mission arrives at Cape, Mon., Aug. 26, 2013

Maven Will Study Loss Of Martian Atmosphere, Mon., Aug. 26, 2013

Mission To Mars, Fri., Aug. 23, 2013

Going to Mars: Studying Mars’ Atmosphere, Thurs., Aug. 22, 2013

Photo gallery: MAVEN being prepped for launch, Wed., Aug. 21, 2013

Haiku for Mars: Winners Selected for MAVEN Mission, Tues., Aug. 20, 2013

We’re Bringing 1,100 Haikus To Mars This Fall, Fri., Aug. 9, 2013

MAVEN Mars mission haiku selected, Thurs., Aug. 8, 2013

1,100 haiku headed to Mars after CU-sponsored contest, Thurs., Aug. 8, 2013

MAVEN arrives in Florida, Mon., Aug. 5, 2013

NASA Begins Launch Preparations for Next Mars Mission, Sat., Aug. 3, 2013

Martian atmospherics: Peering into the past, Thurs., Aug. 1, 2013


MAVEN Takes Final Test Spins, Flexes Solar Panels Before Imminent Trek to Florida Launch Site, Wed., July 31, 2013

NASA’s MAVEN Mission Spurs Human Planetary Exploration Beyond Near-Earth Orbit, Mon., July 29, 2013

Mars’ once-thick atmosphere now stripped; bad news for life?, Thurs., July 18, 2013

MAVEN’s three-week launch window starts Nov. 18, Mon., July 15, 2013

Made-in-Colorado spacecraft ready for Mars, Mon., July 15, 2013


MAVEN’s Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph May Help Paint Total Atmospheric Picture, Thurs., June 13, 2013

Boulder elementary students’ art wins MAVEN Going to Mars contest, Wed., June 5, 2013


Can Mars Be Terraformed? NASA’s MAVEN Mission Could Provide Answers, Wed., May 29, 2013

Send Your Haiku To Mars! NASA Seeks Poets, Thurs., May 2, 2013

NASA Wants To Send Your Haiku To Mars, Thurs., May 2, 2013

NASA lets poets/send haiku to Red Planet/on a MAVEN’s wings, Wed., May 1, 2013


More Evidence That Mars Lost Its Atmosphere, Mon., Apr. 8, 2013

Final MAVEN Instrument Integrated to Spacecraft, Wed., Apr. 3, 2013

MAVEN’s Magnetometer Will Look Back in Time, Tues., Apr. 2, 2013


The Amazing Disappearing Magnetic Field of Mars, Thurs., Mar. 28, 2013

Send your artwork to Mars, Mon., Mar. 18, 2013

NASA’s next Mars mission invites public to come aboard, Fri., Mar. 15, 2013

Particles and Fields Package Integrated on Upcoming Mars-Bound Spacecraft, Thurs., Mar. 14, 2013


Next mission to Mars taking shape in Colorado, Mon., Feb. 11, 2013

Curiosity rover gets first Mars rock samples, Mon., Feb. 11, 2013

Curiosity rover drills 2 holes in Mars surface: NASA, Mon., Feb. 11, 2013

NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) spacecraft ready for Testing, Mon., Feb. 11, 2013

NASA MAVEN spacecraft assembly completed by Lockheed Martin, Mon., Feb. 11, 2013

NASA’s MAVEN Mission Completes Assembly, Begins Environmental Testing, Sun., Feb. 10, 2013

NASA’s MAVEN Mission Completes Assembly, Begins Environmental Testing, Sun., Feb. 10, 2013

NASA and Lockheed Martin finish MAVEN probe, hope to study Mars’ upper skies, Sat., Feb. 9, 2013

Lockheed Martin Completes Assembly Ahead Of NASA MAVEN’s November Flight, Sat., Feb. 9, 2013

Lockheed Readies MAVEN Spacecraft for Testing, Sat., Feb. 9, 2013

MAVEN spacecraft enters environmental testing phase at Lockheed Martin, Fri., Feb. 8, 2013

MAVEN mission completes assembly, begins environmental testing, Fri., Feb. 8, 2013

NASA’s MAVEN completes assembly ahead of mission to Mars, Fri., Feb. 8, 2013


Kennedy Space Center 2013, Mon., Jan. 28, 2013

Atlas 5 comes together at record pace for NASA launch, Sun., Jan. 27, 2013

SKYWATCH: New Space Missions Promise Exciting Year Ahead, Thurs., Jan. 24, 2013

Reull Vallis, Ancient River System Discovered On Mars, Sat., Jan. 19, 2013

Mars: The Red Planet captures the imagination, Sun., Jan. 13, 2013

2013 in science: Robot eyes, comets and big discoveries, Fri., Jan. 11, 2013

2013 in science: Robot eyes, comets and big discoveries, Thurs., Jan. 10, 2013

From Mars Curiosity rover to SpaceX: Scientific feats in 2012 became ‘one for the history books’, Sat., Jan. 5, 2013

CuriousMars: 2013 to Debut U. S. and Indian Mars Atmospheric Orbiters while Challenging China In Asian Space Race, Fri., Jan. 4, 2013

Looking ahead to spacecraft activities in 2013, Fri., Jan 4, 2013

Updates on ISRO’s Mars Orbiter Mission: five instruments to be delivered in March, Fri., Jan 4, 2013

Look up: Jupiter, Mercury, “super” moon to return in 2013, Thurs., Jan 3, 2013

New Year, New Science, Wed., Jan 2, 2013

NASA Details 2013 Plans, Wed., Jan. 2, 2013


13 new space missions for 2013, Mon., Dec. 31, 2012

Space Missions 2013: NASA, SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, Cygnus & Others Have Big Plans For New Year, Mon., Dec. 31, 2012

A look at the year ahead: 2013 could bring big changes to Boulder County, Mon., Dec. 31, 2012

Year in Review: JPL reaches Mars, Leko let go, a new market sprouts up, Thurs., Dec. 27, 2012

Scientists building robots focused on not contaminating Mars, Thurs., Dec. 27, 2012

A year in the life of Mars, Wed., Dec. 26, 2012

Cleanliness is key for robotic space explorers, Sat., Dec. 22, 2012

Maven’s Haven: NASA’s Next Mars Mission Preps for Launch, Thurs., Dec. 20, 2012

NASA Prepping Next Mars Mission for 2013 Launch, The MAVEN Probe, Thurs., Dec. 20, 2012

The Year in Space: Hello to Mars … farewell to Neil Armstrong, Wed., Dec. 19, 2012

Maven’s Haven: NASA’s Next Mars Mission Preps for Launch, Wed., Dec. 19, 2012

Will NASA Boldly Go to Europa?, Fri., Dec. 14, 2012

NASA Aiming for Mars Again With New Science Rover in 2020, Thurs., Dec. 6, 2012

4 Things to Know About NASA’s Next Mars Rover, Wed., Dec. 5, 2012

NASA’s 2020 Plan for Mars Makes the Old New Again, Wed., Dec. 5, 2012

NASA plans to send new $1.5 billion rover to Mars in 2020, Wed., Dec. 5, 2012

New Mars Rover Set to Launch in 2020, Wed., Dec. 5, 2012

NASA plans to send new rover to Mars in 2020, Tues., Dec. 4, 2012

NASA Just Announced Its Future Plans For Mars, Tues., Dec. 4, 2012

NASA Loves Mars A Lot And Plans To Send It Another Curiosity In 8 Years, Tues., Dec. 4, 2012

NASA unveils new Mars rover mission, Tues., Dec. 4, 2012

NASA announces plans for new $1.5 billion Mars rover, Tues., Dec. 4, 2012

Sleuthing for Answers About Mars, Tues., Dec. 4, 2012

CU-Boulder’s Remote Sensing Instrument Package Delivered for Mars Spacecraft Integration, Mon., Nov. 19, 2012

One Year To Launch: MAVEN Spacecraft Prepares for NASA’s Next Mars Mission, Mon., Nov. 19, 2012

Remote-sensing instrument for MAVEN spacecraft delivered, Mon., Nov. 19, 2012

CU LASP package ready for MAVEN integration bound for Mars, Sun., Nov. 18, 2012

All systems go: 1-year countdown to CU-led MAVEN mission to Mars starts Sunday, Sat., Nov. 17, 2012

All systems go: 1-year countdown to CU-led MAVEN mission to Mars starts Sunday, Sat., Nov. 17, 2012

Instrument Package Delivered for NASA’s Upcoming MAVEN Mars Mission, Sat., Nov. 17, 2012

Instrument Delivered for NASA’s Upcoming Mars Mission, Sat., Nov. 17, 2012

Instrument Delivered for NASA’s Upcoming Mars Mission, Sat., Nov. 17, 2012

Mars a major focus of space program, Tues., Nov. 6, 2012

NASA Rover Finds Clues to Changes in Mars’ Atmosphere, Mon., Nov. 5, 2012

NASA deputy administrator Lori Garver tours Lockheed Martin in Denver, Mon., Oct. 15, 2012

NASA exec checks on Lockheed Martin’s progress on Mars vehicles, Mon., Oct. 15, 2012

Wright State researcher playing role in next Mars mission, Mon., Oct. 1, 2012

Next Mars Mission Enters Final Phase Before Launch, Thurs., Sept. 13, 2012

Lockheed Martin To Begin Final Assembly Of Mars Spacecraft, Tues., Sept. 11, 2012

CU-led Mars mission gets green light from NASA; launch expected in late 2013, Tues., Sept. 11, 2012

CU-led Mars mission gets green light from NASA; launch expected in late 2013, Tues., Sept. 11, 2012

MAVEN: Next Mars mission enters final phase before launch, Tues., Sept. 11, 2012

Why Mars again? A look at NASA’s latest venture, Mon., Aug. 6, 2012

Did Ancient Mars Have a Runaway Greenhouse?, Thurs., May 24, 2012


CU’s LASP is going to Mars!, Oct. 11, 2010

Mars mission led by Univ. of Colorado approved, Wed., Oct. 6, 2010

Mars mission given green light by NASA to proceed to development, Wed., Oct. 6, 2010

New NASA mission to explore Mars atmosphere, Wed., Oct. 6, 2010


NASA Selects CU-Boulder to Lead $485 Million Mars Mission, Sept. 15, 2008