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Mars Odyssey

Delta II

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Mars Odyssey

Type: Planetary Science

2001 Mars Odyssey is a robotic spacecraft orbiting the planet Mars. The project was developed by NASA, and contracted out to Lockheed Martin, with an expected cost for the entire mission of US$297 million. 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.

Location

Space Launch Complex 17A

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

865 rockets have launched from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA.

Space Launch Complex 17A, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Delta II 7925-9.5 – United Launch Alliance

Family: Delta
Length: 38.9 m
Diameter: 2.4 m
Launch Mass: 232 T

The Delta II 7925-9.5 was manufactured by United Launch Alliance with the first launch on . Delta II 7925-9.5 has 25 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 25 launches. Delta II is an American space launch system developed by McDonnell Douglas, now part of the Delta rocket family operated by United Launch Alliance. With more than 150 missions and a nearly perfect track record, Delta II has established itself as one of the most successful orbital launch systems.

Agency

United States Air Force

Type: Government
Abbreviation: USAF

Country: USA

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