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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, computer artwork. The orbiter, which is planned to be launched in August 2005, will have multiple uses: to observe Mars, to search for future landing sites, and to provide a communications relay point for future surface missions. It is depicted passing above a part of the planet called Nilosyrtis Mensae.
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