Mars: The NASA Mission Reports


The exploration of Mars is brought up to date with this collection of the latest results from the Mars Exploration Rovers, and the Mars Global Surveyor and Mars Odyssey missions.

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The exploration of Mars is brought up to date with this collection of the latest results from the Mars Exploration Rovers, and the Mars Global Surveyor and Mars Odyssey missions.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781896522623
  • Publisher: Collector's Guide Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/28/2000
  • Series: Apogee Books Space Series, #10
  • Edition description: BK&CD-ROM
  • Pages: 424
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.25 (d)

Table of Contents

Planetary Missions Study Task T2A600
Editor's Introduction 6
1.0 Introduction 8
2.0 Philosophy and Guidelines 9
3.0 Task Assignments & Associated Information 10
4.0 Study Schedule 21
5.0 Preliminary Technical Data Book Outline 22
6.0 Missions and Configuration 23
7.0 Systems 46
8.0 Experiments 62
9.0 Weights 68
10.0 Development Tests and Flight Schedule 68
Mars Global Surveyor
Mars Global Surveyor Updates 73
Mars Express & Beagle 2
Beagle 2 Press Releases 125
Mars Odyssey
2001 Mars Odyssey Launch Press Kit 141
General Release 142
Media Services Information 143
Quick Facts 143
Mars At A Glance 144
Historical Mars Missions 145
Why Mars? 145
Lessons Learned 147
Where we've been. Where we're going 148
Mission Overview 150
Spacecraft 156
Science Objectives 159
Program/Project Management 161
NASA's Odyssey to Mars 163
Themis Begins Posting Daily Images 164
Rover Landing Sites Chosen 164
Gusev Crater 165
Meridiani Planum 166
Isidis Planitia 167
Elysium Planitia 168
Odyssey Press Releases 169
Mars Exploration Rovers
MER Launch Press kit 189
General Release 190
Media Services Information 191
Quick Facts 191
Mars At A Glance 192
Historical Mars Missions 193
Mars The Water Trail 194
Where we've been. Where we're going 197
Science Investigations 198
Mission Overview 201
Spacecraft 209
Program/Project Management 212
MER Press Releases 213
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Press Release 411
Index 413
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