Mars 2001 and Champollion: Caught in the Squeeze? Mars Society

Rumors abounded recently at NASA HQ that a number of planetary missions face possible cancellation in order to save funds for other science missions. HQ murmurs had it that the Mars 2001 Lander faced possible cancellation, along with ST4, the Champollion comet lander. Mars Surveyor 2001 is already post-Preliminary and Critical Design Review.