Mars Pathfinder and Sojourner Investigation

Mars Global Surveyor MOC image of the Pathfinder landing site, April 1998

MSSS President, Michael C. Malin, was a Mars Pathfinder Participating Scientist. He chaired the Geology and Geomorphology Science Operations Working Group during the mission. (The above picture is from a Mars Global Surveyor Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image and shows the Mars Pathfinder site at roughly 6.6 m (21.5 feet) per pixel as it appeared in April 1998).

Launch: 4 December 1996 Landed: 4 July 1997 Last Contact: 27 September 1997



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