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Mars 7

NSSDCA ID: 1973-053A

Launch Information

Launch Date: 1973-08-09 at 17:00:17 UTC
Launch Vehicle: Proton Booster Plus Upper Stage and Escape Stages
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Decay Date: 1974-03-09

Trajectory Description

No description available.

Trajectory Details

Type: Interplanetary cruise
Central Body: Sun
Epoch start: 1973-08-08 20:00:00 UTC
  Epoch stop: 1974-03-08 20:00:00 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
1.01 AU1.69 AU574 days2.2°0.252
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Earth
Epoch start: 1973-08-09 13:00:17 UTC
 
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
154 km193 km87.9 minutes51.5°0.003
Type: Flyby
Central Body: Mars
Closest approach time: 1974-03-08 20:00:00 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
1,300 km  0

Key to Apside Units

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