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MARS GLOBAL SURVEYOR IMAGES September 14-20, 2006 The following new images taken by the Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) on the Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft are now available: o Sandy Dunes (Released 14 September 2006) http://www.msss.com/mars_images/moc/2006/09/14 o Mars Slide Show (Released 15 September 2006) http://www.msss.com/mars_images/moc/2006/09/15 o Layered Crater Walls (Released 16 September 2006) http://www.msss.com/mars_images/moc/2006/09/16 o Buried Craters (Released 17 September 2006) http://www.msss.com/mars_images/moc/2006/09/17 o Rippley Channel (Released 18 September 2006) http://www.msss.com/mars_images/moc/2006/09/18 o Mars at Ls 107 Degrees (Released 19 September 2006) http://www.msss.com/mars_images/moc/2006/09/19 o Something Old, Something New (Released 20 September 2006) http://www.msss.com/mars_images/moc/2006/09/20 All of the Mars Global Surveyor images are archived here: http://www.msss.com/mars_images/moc/index.html Mars Global Surveyor was launched in November 1996 and has been in Mars orbit since September 1997. It began its primary mapping mission on March 8, 1999. Mars Global Surveyor is the first mission in a long-term program of Mars exploration known as the Mars Surveyor Program that is managed by JPL for NASA's Office of Space Science, Washington, DC. Malin Space Science Systems (MSSS) and the California Institute of Technology built the MOC using spare hardware from the Mars Observer mission. MSSS operates the camera from its facilities in San Diego, CA. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Mars Surveyor Operations Project operates the Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft with its industrial partner, Lockheed Martin Astronautics, from facilities in Pasadena, CA and Denver, CO.