Mariner 10 Trajectory

Trajectory of Mariner 10. After launch and flyby of Venus, it orbited the Sun to fly by Mercury three times.  

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Trajectory of Mariner 10. After launch and flyby of Venus, it orbited the Sun to fly by Mercury three times.
Type: Illustration
Image Date: 1973
Credit: National Air and Space Museum (NASM 9A06789), Smithsonian Institution
Origin: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Creator: Dane Penland
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Trajectory of Mariner 10. After launch and flyby of Venus, it orbited the Sun to fly by Mercury three times.