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Atlas V Ignition for MAVEN
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Atlas V Ignition for MAVEN

November 19, 2013
Nov. 18, 2013 – The dual Atlas V rocket engines roar to life on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex 41. The launch vehicle will boost the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, or MAVEN, spacecraft on a 10-month journey to the Red Planet. Liftoff was at 1:28 p.m. EST. Photo Credit: NASA