50th Anniversary of Planetary Exploration

shared by southpaw661 on Jan 03, 2013 in Science

50th Anniversary of Planetary Exploration

shared by southpaw661 on Jan 03, 2013 in Science

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Fifty years ago on a mid-December day, NASA's Mariner 2 spacecraft sailed close to the shrouded planet Venus, marking the first time any spacecraft had ever successfully made a close-up study of another planet.
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