MAVEN set out for Mars on November 18. Planetary Radio Live joined the celebration from Pasadena, California with Bruce Betts, Emily Lakdawalla, host Mat Kaplan and a roomful of space enthusiasts. Jim Bell and Bill Nye joined in via live hookup from the Kennedy Space Center. A link to the complete webcast is available below. Also, Casey Dreier reports discouraging news about the future of deep space missions that can’t rely on solar cells for power.