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An Atlas-Centaur rocket carrying the Mariner 6 spacecraft lifted off from Cape Kennedy's Launch Complex 36B, 1969.

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An Atlas-Centaur rocket carrying the Mariner 6 spacecraft lifted off from Cape Kennedy’s Launch Complex 36B at 8:29 P.M. EST, February 24, 1969. The spacecraft’s journey to Mars will span five months, bringing it to within 2,000 miles to help determine whether that planet can support life.

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  • Title: An Atlas-Centaur rocket carrying the Mariner 6 spacecraft lifted off from Cape Kennedy's Launch Complex 36B, 1969.
  • Location: Cx-36B
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cshenton
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