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Monday, November 18, 2013

NASA Aims to Solve Interplanetary Murder Mystery

Today, NASA launched the MAVEN spacecraft toward Mars. Due to arrive at the Red Planet in September 2014, MAVEN is designed to provide answers to the mystery of why Mars, quite the ideal world for life in its first billion years, has turned into a dry, almost airless world incapable of supporting life as we know it today.

Something killed habitability on Mars. And we'd like to know why. You can follow the mission here.