• Mars Climate Orbiter Official Website

    mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msp98/orbiter NASA's official site. Mission overview, a large selection of news archives, and status of the failed MCO project.
  • Mars Climate Orbiter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mars_Climate_Orbiter The Mars Climate Orbiter (formerly the Mars Surveyor '98 Orbiter) was a 338 kilogram (750 lb) robotic space probe launched by NASA on December 11, 1998 to study the ...
  • Metric mishap caused loss of NASA orbiter - CNN.com

    www.cnn.com/TECH/space/9909/30/mars.metric.02 Metric mishap caused loss of NASA ... The units mismatch prevented navigation information from transferring between the Mars Climate Orbiter spacecraft team in at ...
    • Mars Climate Orbiter Team Finds Likely Cause Of Loss

      mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msp98/news/mco990930.html Mars Climate Orbiter was one of a series of missions in a long-term program of Mars exploration managed by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory for NASA's Office of Space ...
    • Root Cause Analysis - The Loss of the Mars Climate Orbiter

      thinkreliability.com/CM-MarsCO.aspx The failure of the Mars Climate Orbiter can be used as an example of how the Cause Mapping process for root cause analysis can be applied to a specific incident.
    • Washingtonpost.com: Space Exploration

      www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/national/longterm/space/.../orbiter100199.htm NASA's Mars Climate Orbiter was lost in space last week because engineers failed to make a simple conversion from English units to metric, an embarrassing ...
    • Space History Photo: Mars Climate Orbiter

      www.space.com/24601-mars-climate-orbiter.html The Mars Surveyor Climate Orbiter undergoes testing to simulate launch conditions in preparations for its mission to Mars in 1998. Credit: Lockheed Martin. In this ...
    • Mars Climate Orbiter - NASA

      nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/spacecraftDisplay.do Description. The Mars Surveyor '98 program is comprised of two spacecraft launched separately, the Mars Climate Orbiter (formerly the Mars Surveyor '98 Orbiter) and ...
    • Mars Climate Orbiter Mishap Investigation Board Phase I ...

      sunnyday.mit.edu/accidents/MCO_report.pdf 2 Table of Contents Mars Climate Orbiter Mishap Investigation Board Phase I Report Page Signature Page (Board Members) 3 List of Consultants 4 Acknowledgements 5
    • Mars Climate Orbiter - Solar System Exploration

      solarsystem.nasa.gov/missions/profile.cfm Mars Climate Orbiter mission was to study Mars from orbit with cameras and atmospheric instruments. It also was designed to serve as a communications relay for the ...