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November 18, 1998

John McNamee
Mars Surveyor 98 Project Manager

Mars Climate Orbiter: Launch -22 Days

Battery conditioning (cycle #2) was completed. Final closeout activities are progressing on schedule.

Mars Polar Lander: Launch -46 days

Flag closure/data review day. The re-re-worked flight Pyro Initiation Unit (PIU) was received at Kennedy Space Center and will be installed on the lander tomorrow.

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Mars Polar Lander Spacecraft At Kennedy Space Center
November 18, 1998

Mars Polar Lander
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