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Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Media Room
 
Robotic NASA Craft Begins Orbiting Mars for Most-Detailed Exam
With a crucially timed firing of its main engines, NASA's new mission to Mars successfully put itself into orbit around the red planet.
  + Latest release (Mar. 10)
  + Fast-Talking NASA Spacecraft Starts Final Approach to Mars (Mar. 8)
  + Profile: An Engineer's First Trip to Mars (Mar. 7)
  + Feature: Engineers Exercise for Martian Matchup (Mar. 3)
  + NASA's Next Leap in Mars Exploration Nears Arrival (Feb. 24)
  + Mars-Bound NASA Craft Tweaks Course, Passes Halfway Point (Nov. 18)
   
  EVENTS (Listed in Pacific time.)
  + Watch NASA TV on the Web

    Mar. 8, 10 a.m. -- Mission overview briefing
 A recording of the full briefing will be available 24 hours a day until Mar. 15, 11:59 p.m.
  Toll free: 866-470-7053 ; International callers: 203-369-1487 Or go to audio clips

  Mar. 10, 9 a.m. -- Pre-arrival briefing: + Go to briefing audio clips
  Mar. 10, 4:30 p.m. - Post-arrival briefing
  A recording of the full briefing will be available 24 hours a day until Mar. 17, 11:59 p.m.
  Toll free: 800-518-0083 ; International callers: 402-220-9088 or go to audio clips
   
  QUICK LINKS

    + Arrival at Mars press kit (PDF - 984 Kb)
  + Launch press kit (PDF - 530 Kb)
  + Mission home page
   
  VIDEO

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter A Mars Eye Opener
A Mars Eye Opener
The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter will see things at Mars in greater detail than ever before. (Mar. 6)

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The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Next Leap in Mars Exploration
Next Leap in Mars Exploration
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter will bring new capabilities to Mars exploration. The spacecraft arrives at Mars Mar. 10, 2006.

+ View this video
     
    + More video features on the mission site

  PODCASTS AND AUDIO CLIPS XML Podcast

    + Podcast: In the Groove Around the Red Planet (Mar. 10)
  + Audio clips from Mar. 10 briefings and Mar. 8 briefing
  + Audio clips from Feb. 24, 2006, briefing
  + Podcast: Approaching the Red Planet (Feb. 24)
   
  CONTACT INFORMATION

    Guy Webster (818) 354-6276 or guy.webster@jpl.nasa.gov
   


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