Mission Artwork

Mars Multi-Scout Landers






Mars Multi-Scout Landers mission concept poster Multi-Scout orbiter and lander separation



Lander heat shield separation Balloon lowers the lander airbags




Bounce to the surface.

Southern Highlands lander touchdown





Polygonal terrain lander deployment

Holden Crater lander

Melas Chasma Lander science investigations

 Polar Scout Lander


Multi-Scouts was an early concept under consideration by NASA to be the first Scout mission in 2007. This series of images show a "workhorse" orbiter deploying eight Multi-Scout landers. Each lander would have been sent to a different scientifically important landing site.


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