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November 21, 1998

John McNamee
Mars Surveyor 98 Project Manager

Mars Climate Orbiter: Launch -19 Days

Final closeout activities are progressing on schedule. The reworked flight Pyro Initiation Unit (PIU) was reinstalled, the interface and all functionality reverified.

Mars Polar Lander: Launch -43 days

The fault protection Mission Systems Test (MST) and PIU reverification was conducted successfully.

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Mars Climate Orbiter Spacecraft At Kennedy Space Center
November 21, 1998

Mars Climate Orbiter
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