Mars: The NASA Mission Reports

Mars: The NASA Mission Reports

by Robert Godwin (Editor)

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781896522623
Publisher: Collector's Guide Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 06/28/2000
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 Introduction6
1.0Introduction8
2.0Philosophy and Guidelines9
3.0Task Assignments & Associated Information10
4.0Study Schedule21
5.0Preliminary Technical Data Book Outline22
6.0Missions and Configuration23
7.0Systems46
8.0Experiments62
9.0Weights68
10.0Development Tests and Flight Schedule68
Mars Global Surveyor
Mars Global Surveyor Updates73
Mars Express & Beagle 2
Beagle 2 Press Releases125
Mars Odyssey
2001 Mars Odyssey Launch Press Kit141
General Release142
Media Services Information143
Quick Facts143
Mars At A Glance144
Historical Mars Missions145
Why Mars?145
Lessons Learned147
Where we've been. Where we're going148
Mission Overview150
Spacecraft156
Science Objectives159
Program/Project Management161
NASA's Odyssey to Mars163
Themis Begins Posting Daily Images164
Rover Landing Sites Chosen164
Gusev Crater165
Meridiani Planum166
Isidis Planitia167
Elysium Planitia168
Odyssey Press Releases169
Mars Exploration Rovers
MER Launch Press kit189
General Release190
Media Services Information191
Quick Facts191
Mars At A Glance192
Historical Mars Missions193
Mars The Water Trail194
Where we've been. Where we're going197
Science Investigations198
Mission Overview201
Spacecraft209
Program/Project Management212
MER Press Releases213
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Press Release411
Index413

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