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Orbiter Spacecraft Data Sheet

Launch VehicleDelta II 7425
Spin-Stabilized Star 48 Upper Stage
Spacecraft Mass643 kg
Key Dates December 10, 1998: Launch Date
September 23, 1999: Mars Orbit Insertion
September 23, 1999: Mars Aerobraking Begins
November 22, 1999: Mars Aerobraking Ends
December 1, 1999: Transfer to Mapping Orbit
December 2-3, 1999: Mars 98 Lander Support
March 3, 2000: Mars Mapping Begins
January 15, 2002: Mars Relay Mission Begins
December 1, 2004: End of Mission
Science Payload Pressure Modulator Infrared Radiometer (PMIRR)
Mars Color Imager (MARCI)


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