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read the article 'Atlas III Chosen to Launch MRO'
June 11, 2002
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA has chosen the Atlas III expendable vehicle offered in a competitive bid by Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services, Inc. for the launch of NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, scheduled in 2005. Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services is a division of International Launch Services of McLean, Va.
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