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Mars Missions

ExoMars
Agency - European Space Agency
Mission type - rover
Launch Date - 7th December, 2013
http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/Aurora/SEM1NVZKQAD_0.html

MAVEN
Agency - NASA
Mission type - orbiter
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/maven/main/index.html

MetNet Mars Mission
Agency - European Space Agency?
Mission type - lander
Launch Date - 1st October, 2009
http://www.ava.fmi.fi/metnet-portal/precursor/?sivu=news

Phobos-Grunt
Agency - Russia
Mission type - lander
Launch Date - 1st October, 2009
http://www.aerospaceguide.net/mars/phobos_grunt.html

Yinghuo 1
Agency - Chinese National Space Administration
Mission type - orbiter
Launch Date - 1st October, 2009
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2007-12/04/content_6295793.htm

Mars Science Laboratory
Agency - NASA
Mission type - lander
Launch Date - 15th September, 2009
http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl/

Phoenix Mars Mission
Agency - NASA
Mission type - lander
Launch Date - 3rd August, 2007
http://phoenix.lpl.arizona.edu/

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
Agency - NASA
Mission type - orbital
Launch Date - 12th August, 2005
http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/mro/

Opportunity (MER-B)
Agency - NASA
Mission type - rover
Launch Date - 7th July, 2003
http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/home/index.html

Spirit (MER-A)
Agency - NASA
Mission type - rover
Launch Date - 10th June, 2003
http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/home/index.html

Mars Express
Agency - European Space Agency
Mission type - orbital
Launch Date - 2nd June, 2003
http://sci.esa.int/science-e/www/area/index.cfm?fareaid=9

Beagle 2
Agency - European Space Agency
Mission type - lander
Launch Date - 2nd June, 2003
http://www.beagle2.com/

Mars Odyssey
Agency - NASA
Mission type - orbital
Launch Date - 7th April, 2001
http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/odyssey/

Mars Polar Lander
Agency - NASA
Mission type - lander
Launch Date - 3rd January, 1999
http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msp98/

Deep Space 2a & b (Amundsen and Scott)
Agency - NASA
Mission type - impactor
Launch Date - 3rd January, 1999
http://nmp.nasa.gov/ds2/

Mars Climate Orbiter
Agency - NASA
Mission type - orbital
Launch Date - 11th December, 1998
http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msp98/orbiter/

Nozomi
Agency - Japanese Space Agency
Mission type - orbital
Launch Date - 3rd July, 1998
http://www.isas.jaxa.jp/e/enterp/missions/complate/nozomi/index.shtml

Mars Pathfinder
Agency - NASA
Mission type - rover/lander
Launch Date - 4th December, 1996
http://marsprogram.jpl.nasa.gov/MPF/index1.html

Mars 96
Agency - Soviet Union
Mission type - orbital
Launch Date - 16th November, 1996
http://arc.iki.rssi.ru/mars96/mars96hp.html

Mars Global Surveyor
Agency - NASA
Mission type - orbital
Launch Date - 7th November, 1996
http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/mgs/

Mars Observer
Agency - NASA
Mission type - orbital
Launch Date - 25th September, 1992
http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/missions/past/observer.html

Phobos 2
Agency - Soviet Union
Mission type - lander
Launch Date - 12th July, 1988
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/phobos.html

Phobos 1
Agency - Soviet Union
Mission type - lander
Launch Date - 7th July, 1988
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/phobos.html

Viking 2
Agency - NASA
Mission type - orbital/lander
Launch Date - 19th September, 1975
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/viking/

Viking 1
Agency - NASA
Mission type - orbital/lander
Launch Date - 20th August, 1975
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/viking/

Mars 7
Agency - Soviet Union
Mission type - lander
Launch Date - 9th August, 1973
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/database/MasterCatalog?sc=1973-053A

Mars 6
Agency - Soviet Union
Mission type - flyby/lander
Launch Date - 5th August, 1973
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/database/MasterCatalog?sc=1973-052A

Mars 5
Agency - Soviet Union
Mission type - orbital
Launch Date - 25th July, 1973
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/database/MasterCatalog?sc=1973-049A

Mars 4
Agency - Soviet Union
Mission type - orbital
Launch Date - 21st July, 1973
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/database/MasterCatalog?sc=1973-047A

Mariner 9
Agency - NASA
Mission type - orbital
Launch Date - 30th May, 1971
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/database/MasterCatalog?sc=1971-051A

Mars 3
Agency - Soviet Union
Mission type - orbital/lander
Launch Date - 28th May, 1971
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/database/MasterCatalog?sc=1971-049A

Mars 2
Agency - Soviet Union
Mission type - orbital/lander
Launch Date - 19th May, 1971
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/database/MasterCatalog?sc=1971-045A

Cosmos 419
Agency - Soviet Union
Mission type - orbital
Launch Date - 10th May, 1971
Cosmos 419

Mariner 8
Agency - NASA
Mission type - flyby
Launch Date - 9th May, 1971
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/database/MasterCatalog?sc=MARINH

Mars 1969A
Agency - Soviet Union
Mission type - orbital
Launch Date - 27th March, 1969
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/database/MasterCatalog?sc=MARS69A

Mars 1969B
Agency - Soviet Union
Mission type - orbital
Launch Date - 27th March, 1969
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/database/MasterCatalog?sc=MARS69B

Mariner 7
Agency - NASA
Mission type - flyby
Launch Date - 27th March, 1969
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/missions/past/mariner6-7.html

Mariner 6
Agency - NASA
Mission type - flyby
Launch Date - 25th February, 1969
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/missions/past/mariner6-7.html

Zond 2
Agency - Soviet Union
Mission type - flyby
Launch Date - 30th November, 1964
Zond 2http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/database/MasterCatalog?sc=1964-078C

Mariner 4
Agency - NASA
Mission type - flyby
Launch Date - 28th November, 1964
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/database/MasterCatalog?sc=1964-077A

Mariner 3
Agency - NASA
Mission type - flyby
Launch Date - 5th November, 1964
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/database/MasterCatalog?sc=1964-073A

Sputnik 24
Agency - Soviet Union
Mission type - lander
Launch Date - 4th November, 1962
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/database/MasterCatalog?sc=1962-062A

Mars 1
Agency - Soviet Union
Mission type - flyby
Launch Date - 1st November, 1962
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/database/MasterCatalog?sc=1962-061A

Sputnik 22
Agency - Soviet Union
Mission type - flyby
Launch Date - 24th October, 1962
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/database/MasterCatalog?sc=1962-057A

Marsnik 2
Agency - Soviet Union
Mission type - flyby
Launch Date - 14th October, 1960
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/database/MasterCatalog?sc=MARSNK2

Marsnik 1
Agency - Soviet Union
Mission type - flyby
Launch Date - 10th October, 1960
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/database/MasterCatalog?sc=MARSNK1




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