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January 29, 1999

Mars Polar Lander

Mars Polar Lander conducted a set of spacecraft turns to characterize the effects of different sun lighting conditions on the performance of it's star cameras. This data will be used to select spacecraft orientations that will provide for more reliable star camera operation. The spacecraft continues in excellent health.

Mars Climate Orbiter

Mars Climate Orbiter continues in quiet cruise mode with nothing significant to report.

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