Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter preparing for years ahead

Published: 11/02/2018
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter preparing for years ahead
Source: WWW.MARSDAILY.COM

Pasadena CA (JPL) Feb 12, 2018 NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has begun extra stargazing to help the space agency accomplish advances in Mars exploration over the next decade. The spacecraft already has worked more than double its planned mission life since launch in 2005. NASA plans to keep using it past the mid-2020s. Increased reliance on a star tracker, and less on aging gyroscopes,

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