Maven Enters Martian Orbit As India’s Mars Orbiter Clears Test Fire

WASHINGTON and NEW DELHI— After a 10-month journey, NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (Maven) spacecraft successfully entered orbit around Mars at 10:24 p.m. local time Sept. 21, a maneuver that precedes the planned orbital insertion of India’s Mangalyaan Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) on...

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