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Surveyor Keeps Going and Going...
News story originally written on September 10, 1997
NASA's Surveyor spacecraft will go into orbit around Mars on Thursday, September 11th. It has been a long trip for Surveyor. The spacecraft has travelled 300 days!
The Surveyor will work with the famous Mars Pathfinder lander and rover. The Surveyor's purpose is to make a map of the surface of Mars.
The Surveyor probe is very tall. It is the same height as five Shaquille O'Neals standing on top of each other!
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