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examples of space probes [2]click to hear

Since the end of the 1950s, over 125 space probes have been launched to study the planets and satellites of the solar system.
examples of space probes [2] Mars Odyssey Pathfinder Mariner

Mars Odyssey click to hear

Mars Odyssey was put into orbit around Mars in 2001 to study its geology and environment and to detect the presence of underground water.

Pathfinder click to hear

Pathfinder landed on Mars in the summer of 1997. There, it deployed a small all-terrain vehicle named Sojourner to study the composition of the surface.

Mariner click to hear

Mariner 10 photographed the surface of the planet Mercury three times in the mid-1970s, revealing a world quite similar to that of our Moon.