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November 17, 1998

John McNamee
Mars Surveyor 98 Project Manager

Mars Climate Orbiter: Launch -23 Days

Battery conditioning was completed. The Pressure Modulator Infrared Radiometer (PMIRR) and Mars Color Imager (MARCI) instruments were cleaned. Final closeout activities are progressing.

Mars Polar Lander: Launch - 47 Days

The lander launch rehearsal was conducted successfully (vehicle powered; end-to-end test through acquisition and transition to cruise).

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Mars Surveyor 98 Spacecraft At Kennedy Space Center
November 17, 1998

Mars Climate Orbiter
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