Mariner 9 probe is launched

Mariner 9 probe is launched

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The probe’s mission was exploration of Mars. She returned 7329 images of Martian surface. They were taken from low altitude and in a highest resolution (1500 km and about 1 kilometer per pixel to 100 meters per pixel). Mariner 9 was also looking for evidence of volcanic activity and analyzed the moons of Mars.

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