Mars Surveyor '98 Orbiter Color Imager - MARCI

On October 30, 1995, NASA selected Malin Space Science Systems (MSSS) to provide the imaging investigation for the Mars Surveyor '98 Orbiter.

MSSS will be responsible for designing and developing the imaging system, and for operating the cameras once in orbit about Mars. The Color Imager consists of two cameras: a wide angle, low resolution system to acquire daily global images of the entire planet in both visible and ultraviolet light, and a medium resolution/angle camera to acquire multi-color pictures at roughly 40 m/pixel resolution. The investigation team includes:

Available through this site are: Cut-away view of Medium Angle Camera
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