MARINER 4

Launch Details
Launched 27 November 1964
Flight ended
Status Unknown
Destination Sun Orbit
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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41.14°N
73.26°W
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