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Mars Explorer Rover 2003 Landing Sites
Mars Explorer Rover 2003 Landing Sites
8 Feb 2001
(Source: Ames Research Center)

Interested in how the landing sites for Mars missions get picked? The first Mars 2003 Landing Site Workshop was held January 24th and 25th, to evaluate landing sites best suited to safely achieving the mission's science objectives. The mission will attempt to determine the history of water and climate in locations where conditions may have been favorable for life. More info about the Workshop and potential landing sites at:

http://marsoweb.nas.nasa.gov/landingsites/mer2003/

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