March 20, 2014

Studying the Solar Wind on Mars

Posted by tourdemars to MAVEN at March 20, 2014 10:21 PM

Robert Lin, the late director of the Space Sciences Laboratory, discusses how NASA's MAVEN spacecraft will study the interaction of the Martian atmosphere with the solar wind. MAVEN's findings will reveal how Mars lost its early atmosphere, turning it from a warm, wet planet into thecold, dry one that we see today.
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