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  1. Mars: Return to the Red Planet • 4Th Planet from the Sun • A Terrestrial world, with some similar Earth-ike characteristics • 40 years of spaceprobe exploration • http://www.astro.yorku.ca/observatory • E-mail: pdelaney@yorku.ca

  2. York University Astronomical Observatory

  3. SkyNews: Canadian Astronomy and beyond! www.skynews.ca

  4. Mariner 4: 1965Mariner 6 & 7: 1969Mariner 9: 1971

  5. Mars: Two Views

  6. Mars: Vital Stats

  7. Mars: Up Close

  8. Viking Orbiter: 1976

  9. Viking Lander: 1976

  10. Viking 1: First Image

  11. Viking Lander Site: 1976

  12. Pathfinder and Sojourner: 1997

  13. Pathfinder: 1997

  14. Mars Global Surveyor: 1997

  15. Mars Odyssey: 2001

  16. Gustev Crater from Mars Odyssey: March 2003

  17. Mars: The Case for Water

  18. Spirit: 2004

  19. Spirit: EDL

  20. Spirit Panorama in Gustev Crater

  21. All around Spirit