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Mars Global Surveyor Images - July 3-9, 2003

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Old July 9th 03, 04:55 PM
Ron Baalke
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Default Mars Global Surveyor Images - July 3-9, 2003

July 3-9, 2003

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

o Kaiser Dune Avalanches (Released 03 July 2003)

o (Released ndblown Dunes and Ripples (04 July 2003)

o Windblown Dunes and Ripples (Released 05 July 2003)

o Valley South of Cerberus (Released 06 July 2003)

o Time for Dust Storms (Released 07 July 2003)

o Time for Dust Storms (Released 08 July 2003)

o Fresh, Rayed Impact Crater (Released 09 July 2003)

All of the Mars Global Surveyor images are archived he


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.


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