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Mars Express now 1 million kilometres from Earth

Mars Express now 1 million kilometres from Earth

6 June 2003

This morning, at 5:30 UT, Mars Express passed the 1 million kilometre mark in distance away from Earth on its journey towards the Red Planet.

The spacecraft has successfully completed the first of several trajectory correction manoeuvres. It also switched successfully from the low-gain antenna to the high-gain antenna for communication with Mission Control at the European Space Operations Centre in Germany.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
21-Sep-2021 20:59 UT

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