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Mars, the Red Planet


Sojourner Rover


MarsWatch 1996-97


Landing Site

Main MPF Map  

Mission Objectives


Launch & Cruise


Science & Instruments


Mission Operations


Education & Outreach

Having download problems? Check out local Mars Pathfinder Mirror Sites!

NASA-TV Schedule for 1 July - 17 July (STS-94 Shuttle mission and Mars Pathfinder Briefings and events)!

What does the Mars Pathfinder spacecraft look like in 3-D? Virtual Reality models and animations galore!

Rover Telecommunications (HIGH GRAPHIC VERSION) - how does it work? (Also included: movies of the Rover...)
Rover Telecommunications (TEXT ONLY VERSION)

Join our friends at the National Space Society for "Mars Madness!"

Who are the Mars Pathfinder team members? Watch extensive interviews courtesy of documentary makers States of Art!

Subscribe to the Mars Pathfinder Mission Status mailing list! Or, if you just need a list of past and present Mars Pathfinder Mission Status reports...

For a Project Status Report by telephone, please call 1-800-391-6654 and follow the instructions.

Live pictures of the MarsRoom and Mars Pathfinder Mission Operations Area at JPL!

Some Frequently Asked Questions and Their Answers!

Get Mars Pathfinder merchandise on-line from the JPL Employee Recreation Club!

Related Mars Missions

Our sister ship, Mars Global Surveyor!

Beyond 1997 -- Rocky 7: the Long Range Science Rover!

Web Interface for Telescience, Plan and simulate your own rover mission !

Other awards we've been honored with...

We'd also like to thank those who have helped us out...

For More Information

For questions regarding content, or additions to this home page contact:
Robert C. Anderson (, Mars Pathfinder Education and Outreach Coordinator

For questions about Mars Exploration or requests for additional information please contact:
Cheick M. Diarra (, Mars Exploration Program Educational and Public Outreach Manager

For technical questions regarding this home page contact:
David Dubov (, Mars Pathfinder Webmaster

Kirk Goodall (, Mars Pathfinder Web Engineer

TELEPHONE (818) 354-5011

All information on this website, including text and images describing the Mars Pathfinder mission, is copyright © 1997, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology and National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

This document was last updated on: 8 July 1997