NASA’s MAVEN probe shows how wind circulates in Mars’ upper atmosphere

The data could give insights into how the Red Planet’s climate has changed over time

Mars Maven spacecraft

Data from NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft (illustrated) have let researchers piece together the first-ever maps of wind circulation in the upper atmosphere of Mars.

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

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