FIRST CLOSE UP PIC’S OF MARS ON THIS DATE IN 1965

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mariner4 mars

Mariner 4 was launched from Cape Kennedy, Florida on November 28, 1964. It
became the first satellite to perform a successful fly-by of the planet Mars taking
the first close-up pictures of the planets surface and transmitting them to Earth
beginning on July 15, 1965. On December 21, 1967 communications with Mariner
4 were terminated.

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