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MARS ARRIVAL In March 2006 MRO passed under Mars's southern hemisphere. The probe began to decelerate. SCIENTIFIC PHASE The probe began the phase of analyzing the surface of Mars. It found indications of the presence of water. 72 million miles (116 million km) THE DISTANCE TRAVELED BY THE PROBE TO REACH MARS TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS Weight with fuel POWERFUL INSTRUMENT MCS observes the Martian atmosphere. Used together, HIRISE, CTX, and CRISM provide very good information on one particular area.

It was President John F. Kennedy who in 1963 announced that the United States intended to put a man on the Moon before the end of the decade. In 1969, Apollo 11 landed on the Moon, beginning a series of successful manned missions. Sea of Rains Isidis Planitia Opportunity The Moon 17 The surface of the moon is in green and blue. SUCCESSFUL LANDINGS ON THE MOON Venus The most important missions: Venera (Soviet program), ESA's Venus Express, and Magellan (NASA) 12 MISSIONS LANDED ON VENUS. Mercury The Mariner 10 mission explored the planet, and Messenger will arrive there in 2011.

6 billion km) with barely 2,000 pounds (925 kg) of combustible fuel. More than 800 scientists worked on the project. LOW-GAIN ANTENNA Trajectory DESCENT TO JUPITER 1 Galileo released the atmospheric probe, which descended into Jupiter's atmosphere. The probe was provided with a deceleration and a descent module. 2 The deceleration module included protective heat shields and thermal control hardware for the phases of the mission leading up to the entry into the atmosphere. DECELERATION MODULE TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS Galileo was designed to study the atmosphere of Jupiter, its satellites, and the magnetosphere of the planet.

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