Mars Climate Orbiter Crashes on Mars

September 23, 2011 | posted in: Tech Chronicles | by

  Technology that Shapes Our Lives September 23. 1999 After a more than 9 months, the Mars Climate Orbiter arrived at Mars on schedule, on September 23, 1999, in order to be inserted into Mars orbit. After Mars Orbit Insertion (MOI), the spacecraft was intended to become the first interplanetary weather satellite. Mars Climate Orbiter,..

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