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Mars Sojourner
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Class: Planetary. Type: Mars. Nation: USA. Agency: NASA/JPL.

Mars lander with surface rover. Landed a mini-rover to the Mars surface. Test of airbag and rover technologies. First successful Mars landing mission since Viking.


Specification


Mars Pathfinder Chronology


04 December 1996 Mars Pathfinder Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Delta 7925.

En route Mars



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