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David Kass

David Kass

David Kass

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Third Martian Anniversary for Mars Climate Sounder

May 16, 2012

May 16, 2012 is the third martian anniversary of the start of Mars Climate Sounder (MCS) observations from Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. MCS started measuring the atmosphere of Mars three Mars years ago, on September 24, 2006. We can now compare the weather and behavior of the atmosphere in three different years, and find the temperature differences to be surprisingly large.

Mars Climate Sounder Watches Mars Weather to Prepare for Curiosity Landing

September 29, 2010

Two weeks ago Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and Mars Climate Sounder (MCS) started a four-week campaign to support entry, descent, and landing phase for the next Mars rover, Mars Science Laboratory (or "Curiosity").

Observing the Martian Atmosphere for Two Mars Years

July 13, 2010

June 29, 2010 was the second Martian anniversary of the start of Mars Climate Sounder (MCS) observations at Mars.

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