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The cart before the horse: Mariner spacecraft and launch vehiclesEvolution of unmanned space exploration (Pioneer, Ranger, Surveyor, and Prospector) up to 1960, and the problems in the design and use of the Atlas Centaur launch vehicle were discussed. The Mariner Program was developed from the experience gained from the previous unmanned flights.
Document ID
19840027179
Document Type
Book
Date Acquired
August 12, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1984
Publication Information
Publication: On Mars: Exploration of the Red Planet, 1958 - 1978
Subject Category
LUNAR AND PLANETARY EXPLORATION
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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