Mars 6

Mars 6

Spacecraft



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  • Launch date
    August 5, 1973
  • Spacecraft
    3MP No. 50P
  • Landing mass
    635 kilograms (1,400 lb)
  • Impact date
    12 March 1974, 09:11 UTC
  • Manufacturer
    Lavochkin
  • Last contact
    March 12, 1974
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  • About

    Mars 6, also known as 3MP No. 50P was a Soviet spacecraft launched to explore Mars. A 3MP bus spacecraft launched as part of the Mars programme, it consisted of a lander, and a coast stage with instruments to study Mars as it flew past.

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