mars pathfinder

Mars Pathfinder – What really happened?

Launched on December 4, 1996 by NASA aboard a Delta II booster, the Mars Pathfinder landed on July 4, 1997 on Mars’s Ares Vallis, in a region called Chryse Planitia in the Oxia Palus quadrangle. The lander then opened, exposing the rover which conducted many experiments on the Martian surface. The Mars Pathfinder landed to a media fanfare and began to transmit data back to Earth. […]

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