MAVEN: ‘Walk-out’ from deep-dip #3

11694029_10153634651852868_3552192503221828744_nAfter a very successful third deep-dip into the well-mixed portion of Mars’ atmosphere, the MAVEN spacecraft will be commanded to “walk-out” of the current atmospheric density corridor on its way to resuming normal science operations. Raising the periapsis from ~120 km to near 150 km will require two small ∆V maneuvers… [More at link]

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