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Fraser
2006-Apr-14, 06:32 PM
SUMMARY: NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has sent back some new test images of the Martian surface, at a resolution of 2.5 metres/pixel. Once it reaches its final science orbit, the spacecraft will be 10 times closer to the planet, and the images will be even higher resolution. The spacecraft fired its thrusters on Wednesday to adjust its orbit so that it passed through Mars' atmosphere. This maneuver is called aerobraking, and the spacecraft will make many of these passes over the next 6 months.

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Cohen the Barbarian
2006-Apr-15, 09:06 AM
All the links to the images produced "Not found" errors. Anyone else had this problem?

Spacemad
2006-Apr-15, 11:33 AM
I´ve just had a look at 4 or 5 pages, I read earlier today in Windows Explorer, using Firefox. I had no problems, switching backwards & forwards using the links provided, in either of the two browsers.

astro-orange
2006-Apr-16, 03:49 AM
Yes, I also had "Page not found"!

01101001
2006-Apr-16, 06:11 AM
Yes, I also had "Page not found"!
Try these:

www.nasa.gov/mro (http://www.nasa.gov/mro) , www.msss.com/mro/ctx/images/2006/04/13/ (http://www.msss.com/mro/ctx/images/2006/04/13/) and www.msss.com/mro/marci/images/2006/04/13/ (http://www.msss.com/mro/marci/images/2006/04/13/) .

(In the article, these URLs were prefixed with "http://www.universetoday.com/am/publish/".)