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
August 15, 1962

MARINER 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. . . . . . . . . . . .40 pounds

GROSS WEIGHT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..446 pounds

#####

#0185