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MGS Instrument Matching Game - #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, and #6


So you read the instruments page and you think you know all about the instruments on the Mars Global Surveyor. Think again! If you pass this matching game with flying colors, then you might actually know about the MGS instruments -- otherwise, you are just a landlubber, not a space cadet. Now, for the first trial:


I receive data from Mars landers and beam it back to Earth.

What am I?

a. Magnetometer/Electron Reflectometer

b. Mars Relay

c. Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter

d. Mars Orbiter Camera

On to the next question!

  • Contributor: Lishan Amde
  • Author: Theresa Valentine
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