OFFICE OF PUBLIC EDUCATION AND INFORMATION
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY JET PROPULSION LABORATORY
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION
PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. TELEPHONE MURRAY 1-3661, EXTENSION 3111
FOR RELEASE
July 19, 1962

MARINER 2 FACT SHEET

LAUNCH VEHICLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Atlas-Agena B
DIMENSIONS LAUNCH VEHICLE

      Total height, with Mariner
      spacecraft, plus shroud. . . . . . . . . . .100 plus feet
      Atlas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 feet
      Agena B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 feet
      Mariner with shroud. . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 feet

DIMENSION MARINER
      In launch position, folded
      Diameter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 feet
      Height . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 feet 11 inches
      In cruise position, panels unfolded
      Span . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 feet 6 inches
      Height . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 feet 11 inches

WEIGHT MARINER 1
      Structure. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 pounds
      Solar Panels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 pounds
      Electronics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146 pounds
      Propulsion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 pounds
      Launch-Backup Battery. . . . . . . . . . . . 33 pounds
      Miscellaneous Equipment. . . . . . . . . . . 70 pounds
      Scientific Experiments . . . . . . . . . . . 41 pounds

GROSS WEIGHT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .447 pounds

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