Mars Climate Orbiter
Mars Color Imager (MARCI)
- Mars Climate Orbiter was launched on December 11, 1998.
- The spacecraft was lost (and presumed destroyed) during its initial orbit insertion on September 23, 1999.
- The Mars Climate Orbiter was to have monitored the planet
for 1 Martian year from March 2000 through at least January 2002.
- MSSS Connection: MSSS fabricated and operated MARCI.
President, Michael C. Malin, was the Principal Investigator.
Mars Climate Orbiter and MARCI Background and Information
©2005 by Malin Space Science Systems, Inc.