A Japanese orbiter mission carrying instruments from several countries, formerly known as Planet-B, launched in 1998 and scheduled to enter Martian orbit in 2003. The injection into Mars orbit failed December 2003. The spacecraft is now in Sun orbit.
Mission overview, quick facts, and links to related news stories.
Spacecraft and mission profile from the National Space Science Data Center.
Nozomi (Planet B)
A general description of the mission profile.
Official site by the Japanese Institute of Space and Astronautical Science. A few images and announcements.
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