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The Voyage of Mariner 10 Mission to Venus and Mercury

The Voyage of Mariner 10 Mission to Venus and Mercury

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NASA book on the Mariner 10 mission.
NASA book on the Mariner 10 mission.

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The
Voyage
of
Mariner
10
Missic)n
to
Venus
and
Mercury
James
A.
Dunne and Eric Burgess
Prepared byJet Propulsion LaboratoryCalifornia Institute of Technology
NASA
SP-424
NI/\SI\
Scientific andTec
hn
ical InformationOffice 1978
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Wa
shington,
DC
 
LibraryofCongress CataloginginPublicationData Dunne,James
A.
·
The
voyage
of
Mariner 10.( ASA
SP
;424) Bibliography:
p.
221Includesindex. 1.Venus(Plan
et)-O
bservations.2.Mercury(Plan
et)-Obse
rvations.3.ProjectMariner.
1.
Burgess,Eric,
joint
author.II.California Instit
ut
e
of
Technology,Pasaden
a.
Jet
PropulsionLaboratory. III.Title.IV.Series:United
St
ates.NationalAeronautics and SpaceAdministration.
NA
SASP;424. QB621.D86
523.4'2
77-18956
For
salebytheSuperintendent
of
DocumentsU.S.Government Printing Office,Washington, D.C.20402 Stock
No
.033-000-00710-8
 
Contents
Foreword................................................................................................iv Introduction.
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vi
Chapter
1-Earth's
Sister and the Twilight Planet.. ............
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......... 1Chapter
2-Mariner
Venus-Mercury Mission ......
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11
Chapter
3-Mariner's
Payload............
...
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........................................19 Chapter
4-Spacecraft,
Scientists, and Schedules........................29 Chapter
5-
Venus
Bound-Success
and Near Failure ................ .45Chapter
6-Best
Seen
in
Black Light ........
...
..................................
61
Chapter
7-Mercury,
Moonlike and Earthlike ..................................
71
Chapter
8-Return
to the Innermost Planet...................................89 Chapter
9-A
Clearer Perspective ...............................................
..
101Appendix
A-Mercury
Mosaics and Maps....................................107Appendix
B-Processing
the TV Images....................................
..
177Appendix
C-Spacecraft
and Science Teams ............................
..
207Appendix
D-Mariner
10 Award Recipients .................................. 213Suggestions for Further Reading
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................................................. 221 Index
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....................................................... 225 iii

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