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November 3, 1998

John McNamee
Mars Surveyor 98 Project Manager

Mars Climate Orbiter: Launch -37 days

Flight software build 8.2.1 was loaded on the orbiter and the star camera portion of the Attitude Control System (ACS) phasing test was completed successfully. The reaction wheel phasing is scheduled for completion tommorrow.

Mars Polar Lander: Launch -61 days

The Deep Space Network (DSN) End-to-End compatibility test was completed with no spacecraft issues and no significant ground configuration issues.

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Mars Surveyor 98 Spacecraft At Kennedy Space Center
November 3, 1998

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