MARS 5

Launch Details
Launched 24 July 1973
Flight ended
Status Unknown
Destination Mars Orbit
Launch site Tyuratam Missile and Space Center, Kazakhstan (Also known as Baikonur Cosmodrome)
Owner Commonwealth of Independent States (former USSR)
NORAD ID 6754
COSPAR ID 1973-049A
Observing

Timeline

1973 Jul 25 Launch from Baikonur 81/24
1974 Feb 12 Insertion into orbit around Mars
1974 Feb 28 Spacecraft failure; last contact with spacecraft

Launched alongside

SL-12 R/B SL-12 PLAT

Fairfield

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

41.14°N
73.26°W
EDT

Color scheme