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November 10, 1998

John McNamee
Mars Surveyor 98 Project Manager

Mars Climate Orbiter: Launch -30 Days

The cruise/TCM (Trajectory Correction Maneuver) MST (Mission Systems Test) was run successfully - this completes the planned sequence verification testing on the orbiter vehicle. Power on/stray voltage testing and the final ordance electrical mate was completed. The JPL Director's Mission Readiness/LMA (Lockheed Martin Astronautics) President's Reviews were conducted in Denver - the orbiter received a "thumbs up" for launch.

Mars Polar Lander: Launch - 54 Days

Sep nut torque validation activities were conducted. The DS2 (Deep Space 2) microprobes were preped for installation on the lander cruise stage.

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Mars Surveyor 98 Spacecraft At Kennedy Space Center
November 10, 1998

Mars Climate Orbiter
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