MARINER 2

Launch Details
Launched 26 August 1962
Flight ended
Status Unknown
Launch site Air Force Eastern Test Range, Florida, USA
Owner United States
NORAD ID 374
COSPAR ID 1962-041A
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Timeline

1962 Aug 27 Launch from Cape Canaveral LC-12
1962 Aug 29 Cruise period science experiments turned on
1962 Sep 4 Course-correction maneuver
1962 Sep 8 Spacecraft developed attitude control fault
1962 Oct 31 Output from one solar panel deteriorated abruptly
1962 Dec 14 Flyby of Venus
1962 Dec 27 Spacecraft reached perihelion
1963 Jan 3 Last transmission from spacecraft

Launched alongside

ATLAS AGENA B R/B

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47.61°N
122.33°W
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