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October 28, 1998

John McNamee
Mars Surveyor 98 Project Manager

Mars Climate Orbiter: Launch -43 Days

Pressure Modulater Infrared Radiometer (PMIRR) troubleshooting was accomplished successfully and it is believed that the code changes made in FSW (flight software) build 8.2 will solve the lost command problem.

Mars Polar Lander: Launch -67 days

The cruise stage was installed and the Mission Profile Test was conducted successfully on side A of the lander.

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Mars Surveyor 98 Spacecraft At Kennedy Space Center
October 28, 1998

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