Atlas 5 launches MAVEN to Mars
11/18/13 ~ 1:28pm

Homepage       Launch Photos       Purchase photos!

Liftoff! NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) orbiter mission launches to the Red
Planet aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket on November 18, 2013. The rocket flew in the
minimal 401 configuration with no solid rocket boosters.

MAVEN in the cleanroom       Rocket rollout

AEHF-3                                                 TDRS-L --->