Archived Pages from 20th Century!!
On December 3, 1999 the Mars
Polar Lander will enter the Martian atmosphere encased in a protective
shell and travelling at hypersonic speed. Its parachute will open and it
will rendezvous with the planet's surface at a predetermined spot within
500 miles of the Martian south pole.
NASA invites you to be a part
of this historic event. This website's goal is to collect 1 million
names of school children from around the world, and combine these names
on a CD-ROM that is going to be included in the payload of the Mars Polar
Amazing! You become part of history and at the same time a little bit of
yourself becomes part of Mars!