LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Sat Apr 07 2001
United States Air Force

Mars Odyssey

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

April 7, 2001 at 11:02 AM EDT

(April 7, 2001 at 3:02 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

April 7, 2001 at 11:02 AM EDT

(April 7, 2001 at 3:02 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

April 7, 2001 at 11:02 AM EDT

(April 7, 2001 at 3:02 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

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No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • 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.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

    Pad

    Space Launch Complex 17A