NASA Mission Provides Its First Look at Martian Upper Atmosphere

NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft has provided scientists their first look at a storm of energetic solar particles at Mars, produced unprecedented ultraviolet images of the tenuous oxygen, hydrogen, and carbon coronas surrounding the Red Planet, and yielded a comprehensive map of highly-variable ozone in the atmosphere underlying the coronas.

Source: www.nasa.gov

http://www.nasa.gov/press/2014/october/nasa-mission-provides-its-first-look-at-martian-upper-atmosphere/

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