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Here are details about a : Space commemorative cover or Space Cover.
Cosmodrom : USA
Date of Cancellation: April 7, 2001 Kind of Event : Launch Launch pad : USA KSC Florida
habité?/manned?: homme Mission type : Mars
ou?/where?: au sol - ground
autographe?: non - none
Description : Mars Odyssey was originally a component of the Mars Surveyor 2001 program, and was named the Mars Surveyor 2001 Orbiter. It was intended to have a companion spacecraft known as Mars Surveyor 2001 Lander, but the lander mission was canceled in May 2000 following the failures of Mars Climate Orbiter and Mars Polar Lander in late 1999. Subsequently, the name 2001 Mars Odyssey was selected for the orbiter as a specific tribute to the vision of space exploration shown in works by Arthur C. Clarke, including 2001: A Space Odyssey.
KSC post stamp.
Keyword(s) : #Mars and probes, #N.A.S.A., #Planet, #Sonde,