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Mariner 9

NSSDCA ID: 1971-051A

Launch Information

Launch Date: 1971-05-30 at 22:23:00 UTC
Launch Vehicle: Atlas-Centaur
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Trajectory Description

No description available.

Trajectory Details

Type: Interplanetary cruise
Central Body: Sun
Epoch start: 1971-05-30 18:23:00 UTC
  Epoch stop: 1971-11-13 19:00:00 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
  0
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Mars
Epoch start: 1971-11-13 19:00:00 UTC
  Epoch stop: 1971-11-15 19:00:00 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
1,398 km17,915 km754.02 minutes64.4°0.633
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Mars
Epoch start: 1971-11-15 19:00:00 UTC
  Epoch stop: 1971-12-29 19:00:00 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
1,387 km17,094 km718.23 minutes64.4°0.622
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Mars
Epoch start: 1971-12-29 19:00:00 UTC
 
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
1,650 km16,860 km719.47 minutes64.4°0.6014

Key to Apside Units

UnitDefined asEquivalent metric measure
kmkilometer1,000 m
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