TITLE

Scheduling problems beset delayed Mars mission

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Nature;1/15/2009, Vol. 457 Issue 7227, p248
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) delayed Mars Science Laboratory mission is experiencing problems as it struggles to receive a definitive launch date. The rover will search for evidence of former life on the planet and is planned to launch at the end of 2011. This prospective date could be further delayed by a separate mission to Jupiter.
ACCESSION #
36113304

 

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