Mars Global Surveyor

The Mars Global Surveyor mission was designed as a rapid, low-cost recovery of the Mars Observer mission objectives. Objectives included high resolution imaging of the surface and studies of the magnetic field, topography, climate, weather, and gravity. It arrived at Mars in 1997, began its primary mission in 1999, and operated until late 2006, far exceeding its goals.

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Mars Mars inspires speculation like no other world in...

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Zagami Meteorite A startling messenger from Mars Wednesday, October 3, 2012

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A Hole in Mars Tuesday, December 29, 2009
Cloudy Sky Tuesday, November 14, 2006
Volcanic Giants Thursday, July 27, 2006
Arresting Sight Wednesday, June 21, 2006

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