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NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter by the Numbers

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter by the Numbers

NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter by the Numbers

This still from an animation shows NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter soaring over Mars. The spacecraft has been in Mars orbit for 13 years, and just completed 60,000 trips around the planet. (NASA/JPL-Caltech)
This image of Jezero Crater on Mars, the landing site for NASA’s Mars 2020 mission, was taken by instruments on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, which regularly takes images of potential landing sites for future missions. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS/JHU-APL)