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07/04/2001 Mars Odyssey launch


NASA Mars Odyssey Launch - 2001


Mars Odyssey Launch - April 2001

Odyssey was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and reached Mars orbit on October 24, 2001. Its mission is to use spectrometers and a thermal imager to detect evidence of past or present water and ice, as well as study the planet's geology and radiation environment.
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    • Scientific instruments 

    • Mission