Mariner 1 - Space launch mission detailed information
Mariner 1 1
22 JUL 1962
United States Air Force
Launch Complex 12
Spacecraft designed to flyby Venus. It was lost during launch.
Atlas LV-3 Agena B
The Atlas LV-3A was a largely unsuccessful configuration until it was given an Agena B upper stage. It was responsible for the launch of Mariner II to Venus and had one of the first engines that could be restarted in orbit.