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A 193,1 million USD loss because of a bad conversion December 11th, 1998. The Mars Climate Orbiter blasts off, starting its voyage of over 200 million kilometers to Mars. Its mission was to orbit and survey the red planet, looking at both the atmospheric conditions and any surface changes due to climate. It was part of a project to send several missions to Mars and was to pave the way for future landers.   23rd of September 1999. After a long journey, the Mars Climate Orbiter begins a seri ...

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