SPACE PROBE LAUNCHED ON THIS DAY IN 1973

mariner10

Mariner 10 was a robotic space probe launched by NASA on Saturday November 3,
1973, to fly by the planets Mercury and Venus. The objectives were to measure
surface, atmosphere, environment, and atmospheric characteristics of both
planets. It was launched approximately two years after Mariner 9 and was the
last spacecraft in the Mariner program.

mariner 10 stamp

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