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Mars Global Surveyor was a US robotic spacecraft developed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and launched November 1996. It was a global mapping mission that examined the entire planet, from the ionosphere down through the atmosphere to the surface.

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Will, or when will, Mars Global Surveyor decay from orbit?

In fact, do we have any recorded evidence of spacecraft at Mars suffering from atmopsheric decay over time? It's well known that we commonly use aerobraking (not be confused with aerocapture, which ...
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