The Mars Polar Lander, also known as the Mars Surveyor '98 Lander, was a 290-kilogram robotic spacecraft lander launched by NASA on January 3, 1999 to study the soil ...
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Image of possible Mars Polar Lander sites. Image D is identified as the spacecraft's parachute, while Image E is the lander itself. Further imaging and analysis will ...
The Mars Polar Lander's December 1999 demise apparently occurred when the lander thought the jolt of its landing leg deployment was touchdown - and shut ...
The Mars Polar Lander consists of a hexagonal base composed of aluminum honeycomb with composite graphite epoxy face sheets supported on three aluminum landing legs.
In January 1999, NASA's Mars Polar Lander roared away from Earth on a bold mission to explore a unique region of the Red Planet. The spacecraft was to gently set ...
Mars Polar Lander disappeared without a trace on December 9, 1999. No one has seen any evidence of the ill-fated craft — until now.
The Mars Polar Lander was to touch down on the southern polar layered terrain, between 73 S and 76 S, less than 1000 km from the south pole, ...
Mars Polar Lander was to be the first-ever landing in the polar regions of Mars. The lander was equipped with cameras, a robotic arm and instruments to measure the ...
Mars Pathfinder Web Site at the Time of Landing. Mars Pathfinder Web Site at the End of the Mission. Mars Pathfinder Web Site CD-ROM Directory ...