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Re: Mars Odyssey on way to Mars



James Clay French W8ISS <kd4kla@home.com> wrote:

>Now to hope that everything goes ok over the next couple of
>years before arrival at Mars....

A couple of years? The flight time for a Hohmann transfer
orbit is 259 days.

NASA are quoting an arrival date of 24 October 2001.

Laura Halliday VE7LDH     "Que les nuages soient notre
Grid: CN89mg                     pied a terre..."
ICBM: 49 15.042 N 122 59.053 W       - Hospital/Shafte

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