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October 7, 1998

John McNamee
Mars Surveyor 98 Project Manager

Mars Climate Orbiter (At Kennedy Space Center): Launch -64 Days

The Deep Space Network (DSN) end-to-end compatibility testing was completed successfully. Procedures to support the mission profile test using Flight Software (FSW) build 8.0.1 are complete.

Mars Polar Lander (At Kennedy Space Center): Launch -88 days

The lander solar arrays, parachute cone, and bipod assembly were removed as scheduled.

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Mars Surveyor 98 Spacecraft At Kennedy Space Center
October 7, 1998

Mars Climate Orbiter
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