Mariner 2

Mariner 2

In December of 1962, Mariner 2 became the first spacecraft to return data from the vicinity of another planet (Venus). The spacecraft is shown here on display in the Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall at the Museum in Washington, DC.

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  • Copyright/Owner: Smithsonian Institution
  • Source: Smithsonian Institution
  • Photographer: Eric Long
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