Space News Archive - March 10, 2006
A NASA spacecraft successfully slipped into orbit around Mars Friday, joining a trio of orbiters already circling the Red Planet. The two-ton Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is the most sophisticated ever to arrive at Mars.
A $450 million NASA spacecraft dropped smoothly into orbit around Mars on Friday, successfully completing a risky make-or-break maneuver in its two-year mission to search the red planet for life and find landing spots for future astronauts.
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