Model of Mariner 10 spacecraft, 1973.

Made:
1973
designer:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
and
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
and
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Model of Mariner 10 spacecraft, scale 1:48, original launched 3 November 1973

Mariner 10 was the first spacecraft to visit Mercury and return close-up images of Mercury and Venus

Details

Category:
Space Technology
Object Number:
1986-851
Materials:
metal (unknown), paint, plastic (unidentified) and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (hanging): 190 mm x 210 mm x 135 mm, , .2kg
type:
space probe
taxonomy:
  • transportation vehicles
  • vehicles
  • spacecraft
  • unmanned spacecraft
  • visual works
credit:
Copley's