MARINER 4

Launch Details
Launched 27 November 1964
Flight ended
Status Unknown
Launch site Air Force Eastern Test Range, Florida, USA
Owner United States
NORAD ID 938
COSPAR ID 1964-077A
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Timeline

1964 Nov 28 Launch from Cape Canaveral SLC-12
1964 Dec 5 Midcourse maneuver
1965 Jan 5 Transmission speed reduced from 33.3 to 8.5 bits/second
1965 Jul 14 Begins planetary science study of Mars
1965 Jul 15 Closest approach to Mars
1965 Oct 1 Communication with spacecraft lost
1967 Sep 15 Contact with spacecraft restored
1967 Dec 21 Spacecraft decommissioned

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ATLAS AGENA D R/B

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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