MRO: New Details of Young and Old Mars
Mar. 22 & 23, 2007
Launched August 12, 2005 Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter finished its aerobraking phase on August 30, 2006. In November 2006, the spacecraft began its primary science phase, consisting of two week observation cycles that will span slightly more than one Mars year of observations. This presentation will give an overview of early mission results, including observations of potential landing sites for Mars Science Laboratory and the Phoenix Mission .
Dr. Richard Zurek
Project Scientist, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter