Mars Odyssey Begins 3,340th Day In Orbit

NASA's Odyssey Spacecraft Sets Exploration Record at Mars

"NASA's Mars Odyssey, which launched in 2001, will break the record Wednesday for longest-serving spacecraft at the Red Planet. The probe begins its 3,340th day in Martian orbit at 5:55 p.m. PST (8:55 p.m. PST) on Wednesday to break the record set by NASA's Mars Global Surveyor, which orbited Mars from 1997 to 2006."

NASA's Mars Odyssey Orbiter Passes Longevity Record

"A Lockheed Martin-built spacecraft, NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter has worked longer at Mars than any other spacecraft in history."

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