Illustration of the Mariner 2 spacecraft

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


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