Mars Global Surveyor Mission Plan (542-405)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
    1.1. Purpose
    1.2. Scope
    1.3. Relationship to Other Documents
    1.4. Update Schedule
    1.5. Acknowledgments
    1.6. Questions or Comments?
2. Mission Background
    Introduction
    2.1. Mission Synopsis
    2.2. Mission Phases
    2.3. Science Investigations and Descriptions
    2.4. Spacecraft Description
    2.5. DSN Utilization
3. Launch Phase
    Introduction
    3.1. Brief Launch Vehicle Description
    3.2. Pre-Launch Activity Overview
    3.3. Launch Strategy
    3.4. Boost Profile and Injection
    3.5. Launch Targets
4. Cruise Phase
    Introduction
    4.1. Interplanetary Trajectory
    4.2. Initial Deployment and Acquisition
    4.3. Inner Cruise Activities
    4.4. Outer Cruise Activities
5. Orbit Insertion Phase
    Introduction
    5.1. Mars Capture Sub-Phase
    5.2. Aerobraking Sub-Phase
    5.3. Transfer to Mapping Sub-Phase
6. Mapping Phase
    Introduction
    6.1. Brief Overview
    6.2. Mapping Orbit Design
    6.3. Spacecraft Configuration
    6.4. Data Collection Strategy
    6.5. Planning and Sequencing
    6.6. Solar Conjunction