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Lander Spacecraft Data Sheet

Launch VehicleDelta II 7425
Spin-Stabilized Star 48 Upper Stage
Spacecraft Mass615 kg
Key Dates January 3, 1999: Launch Date
December 3, 1999: Mars Landing
February 29, 2000: End of Primary Mission
Science Payload Mars Descent Imager (MARDI)
Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR)
New Millennium Microprobes
Mars Microphone
Mars Volatiles and Climate Surveyor (MYACS):
  • Stereo Surface Imager (SSI)
  • Robotic Arm and Camera
  • Meteorological Package (MET)
  • Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer (TEGA)

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