U.S. space agency NASA said Wednesday its Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft will enter orbit around the Red Planet this weekend, completing a 10-month space journey spanning 442 million miles ( 711 million kilometers).

“So far, so good with the performance of the spacecraft,” David Mitchell, MAVEN project manager at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, said in a statement.

“The team, the flight system, and all ground assets are ready for Mars orbit insertion.”

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