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15-Apr-03 | Mars rovers at Kennedy

The Mars Exploration Rovers are at the Kennedy Space Center and are being processed. On Friday, NASA announced their destinations. MER-A, set to launch on 6 June, will land in Gusev Crater, 15 degrees south of Mars’ equator, on 4 January 2004. MER-B, scheduled for 25 June, will take a shorter, faster path to Meridiani Planum, about two degrees south of the equator and halfway around the planet from Gusev, landing on 25 January 2004. Each site reached the top of a highly selective list for reasons both engineering — a drivable terrain, for example — and scientific. Both sites have been extensively studied, and their rovers are instrumented to provide definitive evidence for or against specific hypotheses. (NASA Press Release, 11-Feb-03)


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