• NASA Reveals Probable Cause of Mars Polar Lander ... - SpaceRef

      www.spaceref.com/news/viewnews.html 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 ...
    • NASA - NSSDC - Spacecraft - Details

      nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/spacecraftDisplay.do 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.
    • Mars Polar Lander - msnbc.com

      www.nbcnews.com/id/3783663/ns/.../whatever-happened-mars-polar-lander 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 Found at Last? - Sky & Telescope

      www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/mars-polar-lander-found-at-last Mars Polar Lander disappeared without a trace on December 9, 1999. No one has seen any evidence of the ill-fated craft — until now.
    • Missions - Mars Polar Lander - NASA Science

      science.nasa.gov/missions/mars-polar-lander 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 - NASA Solar System Exploration

      solarsystem.nasa.gov/missions/profile.cfm 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

      mars.nasa.gov/MPF 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 ...