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Mars 6

NSSDCA ID: 1973-052A

Launch Information

Launch Date: 1973-08-05 at 17:45:48 UTC
Launch Vehicle: Proton Booster Plus Upper Stage and Escape Stages
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Decay Date: 1974-03-12

Trajectory Description

No description available.

Trajectory Details

Type: Interplanetary cruise
Central Body: Sun
Epoch start: 1973-07-04 20:00:00 UTC
  Epoch stop: 1974-03-12 05:11:05 UTC
Orbital Parameters
1.01 AU1.67 AU567 days2.2°0.246
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Earth
Epoch start: 1973-07-05 13:45:48 UTC
Orbital Parameters
154 km193 km87.9 minutes51.5°0.003
Type: Lander
Central Body: Mars
Epoch start: 1974-03-12 05:11:05 UTC
Lander Coordinates
  Latitude: -23.9°
  Longitude: 19.42°

Key to Apside Units

UnitDefined asEquivalent metric measure
AUAstronomical Unit1.49597 x 108 km
kmkilometer1,000 m
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