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Mars

  1. 1. Mission Mars
  2. 2. Mars HistorySpacecraft exploration of Mars began in 1964 with Mariner 4Mariner 4 reached the red planet on July 15 19643 more mariner spacecraft mariner 6,7, and 9 successfully orbited mars by the end of 1971Previous attempts by both the USSR and United States to send a spacecraft to mars and failed
  3. 3. Mars PurposeMars was named after the bloody red god of war of the ancient Romans.Mars is red because it is rusty.
  4. 4. Mars manned/unmannedA person went to mars and did mars missionIn 2012 a private mission project called mars one, was announced aiming to establish settlement on mars in 2023Red dragon is proposed concept for a low lost mars lander mission that would utilize a space x falcon
  5. 5. Mars vehicleA rover was launched to mars from Florida Cape Canaveral air force station it is in orbit nowIt was launched on November 26, 2011The rover arrived on Mars on August 6, 2012In 1971 the soviet space program scored a major success by putting the first spacecraft into Martian orbit and even touching a lander vehicle down on its surface
  6. 6. Interesting FactsIn 1877, an Italian astronomer, Giovanni Schiaparelli, announced that he had seen long, straight lines on Mars.He called them canale, or channelsA hundred pound man would weigh 38 pounds on MarsMars has 2 moons called Phobos, and Deimos, the largest is only 37 kilometers
  7. 7. Mars Rover Pictures
  8. 8. Mars pictures
  9. 9. Layers of Mars
  10. 10. Mars Mars is a cold planet, much colder than earth it is 95% carbon dioxideA summer day in mars may get up to 70 degrees Fspring is the longest season at seven months. Summer and fall are both about six months long. Winter is only four months long.
  11. 11. •By: Monique Yescas, Karen Valencia, And Saul Villa

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