SPACE: Mars Global Surveyor near target
Sat, 30 Aug 1997 17:32:03 -0400 (EDT)

Homo Sapiens continues its exploration of near-by real estate. Mars Global
Surveyor, which is intended to operate in tandem with the still-flourishing
Mars Pathfinder-Soujorner system is just a few days from orbital insertion,
scheduled for
slightly after 6:00 p.m. PDT on September 11th (01:00 UTC, September 12th).
The first images from MGS can be seen at Silicon Graphics' excellent JPL
mirror site:

SGI also offers fast access to the now-huge body of MPS pictures and data at:

Go human race!

Greg Burch <>----<>
Attorney ::: Director, Extropy Institute ::: Wilderness Guide -or-
"Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must
be driven into practice with courageous impatience."
-- Admiral Hyman G. Rickover