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🇺🇸11/28 - Mariner 4 - first U.S. spacecraft to explore Mars(1964)
It was the first U.S. spacecraft to successfully explore Mars.
• Mission type: Mars flyby
• Operator: NASA / JPL
• Mission duration: 3 years, 23 days
• Distance travelled: 112,000,000 kilometres (70,000,000 mi)
Mariner 4 was the fourth in a series of spacecraft intended for planetary exploration in a flyby mode. It was designed to conduct closeup scientific observations of Mars and to transmit these observations to Earth.
Launched on November 28, 1964, Mariner 4 performed the first successful flyby of the planet Mars, returning the first close-up pictures of the Martian surface.
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