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NASA Officials Discuss MAVEN Mission

November 18, 2013
Nov. 17, 2013– At Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Compex-41, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, along with other agency and contractor officials spoke to members of the news media about preparations for the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN, or MAVEN, mission. Standing behind him are, from the left, David Mitchell, NASA's MAVEN project manager at the Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md., Bruce Jakosky, MAVEN principal investigator from the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics at the University of Colorado at Boulder, John Grunsfeld, NASA associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, Amanda Mitskevich, NASA Launch Services Program manager, and Jim Sponnick, vice president of Atlas and Delta Programs for United Launch Alliance. Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett