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Mariner 10

NSSDCA ID: 1973-085A

Launch Information

Launch Date/Time: 1973-11-03T05:45:00Z
Launch Vehicle: Atlas-Centaur
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Trajectory Description

No description available.

Trajectory Details

Type: Flyby
Central Body: Venus
Closest approach time (UTC): 1974-02-05 17:01:00
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
1.96 RV0.000°0.00000
Regions Traversed
Type: Flyby
Central Body: Mercury
Closest approach time (UTC): 1974-03-29 20:46:38
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
1.29 RH0.000°0.00000
Regions Traversed
Type: Flyby
Central Body: Mercury
Closest approach time (UTC): 1974-09-21 21:59:00
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
20.27 RH0.000°0.00000
Regions Traversed
Type: Flyby
Central Body: Mercury
Closest approach time (UTC): 1975-03-16 22:39:23
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
1.13 RH0.000°0.00000
Regions Traversed

Apside Definitions

UnitDefinition
RVCytherean (Venus) radii (1 RV = 6052 km)
RHMercurian radii (1 RH = 2,439 km)
 
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