[meteorite-list] Mars Global Surveyor Images - March 25-31, 2004

From: Ron Baalke <baalke_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 10:32:57 2004
Message-ID: <200403311712.JAA14631_at_zagami.jpl.nasa.gov>

March 25-31, 2004

The following new images taken by the Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) on
the Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft are now available:

o Craters and Wind Streaks (Released 25 March 2004)

o Russell Dunes (Released 26 March 2004)

o South Polar Layers (Released 27 March 2004)

o Layered South Polar Slope (Released 28 March 2004)

o Gullies With Bright Material (Released 29 March 2004)

o Crater in Cydonia (Released 30 March 2004)

o West Candor Layers (Released 31 March 2004)

All of the Mars Global Surveyor images are archived here:


Mars Global Surveyor was launched in November 1996 and has been
in Mars orbit since September 1997. It began its primary
mapping mission on March 8, 1999. Mars Global Surveyor is the
first mission in a long-term program of Mars exploration known as
the Mars Surveyor Program that is managed by JPL for NASA's Office
of Space Science, Washington, DC. Malin Space Science Systems (MSSS)
and the California Institute of Technology built the MOC
using spare hardware from the Mars Observer mission. MSSS operates
the camera from its facilities in San Diego, CA. The Jet Propulsion
Laboratory's Mars Surveyor Operations Project operates the Mars Global
Surveyor spacecraft with its industrial partner, Lockheed Martin
Astronautics, from facilities in Pasadena, CA and Denver, CO.
Received on Wed 31 Mar 2004 12:12:42 PM PST

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