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Mariner 10

NSSDCA ID: 1973-085A

Launch Information

Launch Date: 1973-11-03 at 05:45:00 UTC
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: 1974-02-05 13:01:00 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
1.96 RV  0
Type: Flyby
Central Body: Mercury
Closest approach time: 1974-03-29 16:46:38 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
1.29 RH  0
Type: Flyby
Central Body: Mercury
Closest approach time: 1974-09-21 17:59:00 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
20.27 RH  0
Type: Flyby
Central Body: Mercury
Closest approach time: 1975-03-16 18:39:23 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
1.13 RH  0

Key to Apside Units

UnitDefined asEquivalent metric measure
RHMercurian radii2,439 km
RVCytherean (Venus) radii6,052 km
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