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  Mariner 9
Mariner 9 was a NASA space probe orbiter that helped in the exploration of Mars and was part of the Mariner program.
Mariner 9 was launched toward Mars on May 30, 1971 and reached the planet on November 13, of the same year.
Mariner 9 was designed to continue the atmospheric studies begun by Mariners 6 and 7, and to map over 70% of the Martian surface from the lowest altitude (1500 kilometers [about 900 miles]) and at the highest resolutions (1 kilometer per pixel to 100 meters per pixel) of any previous Mars mission.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ma/Mariner_9.html   (338 words)

Mariner 2 approached Venus from 30 degrees above the dark side of the planet, and passed below the planet at its closest distance of 34,773 km at 19:59:28 GMT 14 December 1962.
In 1967 Mariner 4 returned to the vicinity of Earth again and engineers decided to use the ageing craft for a series of operational and telemetry tests to improve their knowledge of the technologies that would be needed for future interplanetary spacecraft.
Mariner 8 was to map 70 % of the Martian surface and Mariner 9 was to study temporal changes in the Martian atmosphere and on the Martian surface.
www.astronautix.com /project/mariner.htm   (2789 words)

 Mariner program - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mariner 2 was built as a backup to Mariner 1 and was launched on August 27, 1962, sending it on a 3½-month flight to Venus.
The Mariner 5 spacecraft was launched to Venus on June 14, 1967 and arrived in the vicinity of the planet in October 1967.
The Mariner 10 spacecraft launched on November 3, 1973 and was the first to use a gravity assist trajectory, accelerating as it entered the gravitational influence of Venus, then being flung by the planet's gravity onto a slightly different course to reach Mercury.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mariner_program   (832 words)

 Mariner 10 Quicklook
Mariner 10 was the first mission to use the gravitational attraction of one planet to reach another, the first mission with two planetary objectives, and (to date) the only mission ever to perform up close imaging and science at Mercury.
Mariner 10 took some 4,000 photos of Venus, which revealed a nearly round planet enveloped in smooth cloud layers.
After the Venus flyby, Mariner 10 was sent towards Mercury, which it flew past at 756 km altitude on March 29, 1974.
msl.jpl.nasa.gov /QuickLooks/mariner10QL.html   (246 words)

 Mariner 10 Image Browser and Reconstructor
Mariner 10 was launched on November 2, 1973 atop the Atlas/Centaur rocket from Launch Complex 36B.
The path of Mariner allowed images to be obtained of the north polar region of the Moon, which, because of constraints on paths of other space vehicles, had previously been covered only obliquely.
Mariner 10 was placed in a orbit around the Sun that returned the spacecraft to Mercury twice more at a six-month intervals.
members.tripod.com /petermasek/mariner.html   (1517 words)

 Mariner 10
Mariner 10 was the seventh successful launch in the Mariner spacecraft series, and the first to use the gravitational pull of one planet (Venus) to reach another (Mercury).
After the Venus flyby, Mariner's trajectory was bent in toward the Sun to accelerate and fling it out of Venus's gravitational field and onward to Mercury.
The Mariner 10 spacecraft weighed 503 kilograms (1,108 pounds), including 29 kilograms (64 pounds) of fuel and 30 kilograms (66 pounds) associated with the adapter between the spacecraft and the Centaur upper stage launch vehicle.
www.solarviews.com /span/marin10.htm   (730 words)

 NASM Space Artifacts: Mariner 2
Mariner 2 was the first spacecraft to return useful scientific data from the vicinity of another planet.
Mariner 1 was launched on 22 July 1962 but flew off course and was destroyed after only 293 seconds of flight.
Mariner also contained a microwave radiometer and an infrared radiometer to determine the temperature and structure of the Venusian atmosphere.
www.nasm.si.edu /research/dsh/artifacts/SS-mariner2.htm   (417 words)

 2008 Mercury Mariner Introduced
Mariner is available in two trim levels: the well-equipped Mariner and the up-level Mariner Premier that adds bright machined 16-inch aluminum wheels (with optional chrome-clad 17-inch wheels), available satin inserts on the roof rack, leather seats, a power driver’s seat, dual automatic temperature control and body-color mirrors.
For 2008, Mariner’s car-like feel is further improved with a reduction in the rear spring rates from prior models and a front stabilizer bar that grows from 20 to 21 mm.
Compared with the previous model, the 2008 Mariner is 12 percent quieter on the highway (30.8 sones to 27 sones at 80 mph in the wind tunnel) and 20 percent quieter in high velocity cross winds.
www.theautochannel.com /news/2006/10/08/024344.html   (3835 words)

 Mariner 9 Image Browser
Mariner 9 was equipped with wide-angle and narrow-angle telescope cameras, small format selenium-sulphide vidicon sensors, and mechanical shutters.
Mariner 9 had a narrow and a wide-angle TV imaging camera mounted on a two-degree-of-pointing-freedom scan platform.
Mariner 9 images revealed the north polar cap, composed of water and carbon dioxide ice.
members.tripod.com /petermasek/mariner9.html   (1226 words)

 Mariner 10   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Mariner 10 is still orbiting the sun, even though its electronic systems have probably been destroyed by solar radiation.
The Mariner 10 mission required more course corrections than any previous mission and was the first spacecraft to use the gravitational pull of one planet to help it reach another planet.
Mariner 10, shown in this artist's rendering, was the last in a series of Mariner missions designed to survey other planets in the solar system.
pds.jpl.nasa.gov /planets/welcome/m10.htm   (260 words)

 Beyond Earth: A Journey To The Edge
The Mariners were a series of ten spacecraft that were launched between 1962 and 1973 to explore the inner planets.
Mariner 10 was able to perform more extensive scientific research while being relatively smaller, only half the weight of Mariner 9.
Mariner 10 passed Venus at 4200 km (2609 mi) and used the planet's gravity to slingshot the probe toward Mercury (a technique used widely later).
library.thinkquest.org /C0116050/htmlversion/spacebook/c4-3.html   (617 words)

 Mariner 6 and 7 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As part of the wider Mariner program, in 1969 Mariner 6 and Mariner 7 completed the first dual mission to Mars, flying over the equator and south polar regions and analysing atmosphere and surface with remote sensors as well as recording and relaying hundreds of pictures.
The ultraviolet spectrometer onboard Mariners 6 and 7 was constructed by the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics.
Mariner 7 suffered an onboard explosion of one of its batteries.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mariner_7   (765 words)

 Bellcomm, Inc Technical Library Collection
The Mariner program was planned to explore Mars and Venus, the nearest planets to earth, by conducting a planetary flyby or by placing a spacecraft in orbit.
The Ranger program was intended to return data on the earth-moon environment by launching a spacecraft on a lunar intercept course, gathering data during the flight, and obtaining close-up television images of the lunar surface before spacecraft impact.
The Surveyor program was planned to explore the lunar surface by soft-landing a spacecraft on the moon and conducting a variety of experiments.
www.nasm.si.edu /research/arch/findaids/bellcomm/bci_sec_33.html   (1750 words)

 Stuart Florida - Frequent Asked Questions - Mariner Sands Country Club - Stuart, Florida   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Mariner Sands is limited to 771 residences -- condominiums, villas and custom-built private homes up to the million dollar plus level.
Mariner Sands has two championship golf courses and equity membership is limited to 540.
Mariner Sands was turned over to the residents in 1988.
www.marinersands.com /faq.html   (370 words)

 Mariner Enterprises ISP HOSTING DESIGN Services Index
Mariner Enterprises and Reseller are independent contractors and nothing contained in this Agreement places Mariner Enterprises and Reseller in the relationship of principal and agent, master and servant, partners or joint venturers.
Mariner Enterprises may assign its rights and obligations under this Agreement, and may engage subcontractors or agents in performing its duties and exercising its rights hereunder, without the consent of Reseller.
Reseller acknowledges that Mariner Enterprises is subject to certain United States laws, including but not limited to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 and any amendments thereto, which apply to activities carried out on Mariner Enterprises 's behalf outside the United States.
youthofamerica.net /reseller/terms.htm   (2360 words)

 Mariner Planetary Space Probes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Mariner 1: Attempted Venus flyby, 1962, destroyed shortly after launch when vehicle veered off course.
Mariner 3: Attempted Mars flyby, 1964, transmissions ceased 9 hours after launch, spacecraft entered solar orbit.
Mariner 8: Attempted Mars orbiter, 1971, Centaur stage malfunctioned shortly after launch.
www.hq.nasa.gov /office/pao/History/mariner.html   (43 words)

 Mariner: business intelligence & data warehousing news   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Mariner specializes in business intelligence, data warehousing, business scorecards and performance dashboards to help clients improve productivity and decision making in the manufacturing, financial, utility and healthcare industries.
To earn the Information Worker Competency, Mariner had to prove their ability to develop solutions for customers that focus on collaboration, portals and other productivity solutions for improved management, prioritization and collaboration on increasing volumes of information.
The program offers a single, integrated partnering framework that recognizes partner expertise, rewards the total impact that partners have in the technology marketplace, and delivers more value to help partners’ businesses be successful.
www.mariner-usa.com /news/detailNews.aspx?ID=81   (923 words)

 Small Business Mac Software, Mac Office Software, Microsoft Office for Macintosh Raves and Reviews
Mariner Write is pretty easy to use for layman's, nice to look at, yet powerful and versatile enough to satisfy the advanced and professional users needs.
I use another word processing program when I am need of more advanced search and replace and macro-producing options in my linguistics research, but it is not yet OS X native, nor does it have the vertical text option.
The former is a program whose name well-known as a spreadsheet program, and while my Japanese version can, of course, deal with Japanese text, I have reports from friends that the English version often produces gobbledygook in place of Japanese.
www.marinersoftware.com /sitepage.php?page=9   (2915 words)

 HeraldNet: Against all odds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Mariner's fall from grace started with the high-profile transfers of star players Teyo Johnson and AmonGordon in the summer of 1999.
Mariner head coach John Ondriezek agreed to talk about the program so long as the questions did not involve those players' 1999 transfers.
But somewhere inside the halls of Mariner High, the ghosts of Teyo Johnson and Amon Gordon seemed to haunt the program for years.
www.heraldnet.com /stories/04/09/24/pre_mariner001.cfm   (1463 words)

Mariner 6 and 7 (Mariner Mars 69) flew by Mars at 3218 kilometers to study the atmosphere and the planet's surface, establishing a basis for future experiments that would search for extraterrestrial life.
Mariner 9 (Mariner Mars 71) was in orbit around Mars for 90 days, providing more than 5000 television images of the surface and data about the planet's composition and atmosphere.
The life sciences program at NASA was always closely allied to the manned spaceflight program, sponsoring studies that evaluated the impact on man of prolonged weightlessness and exposure to the environment of space.
www.hq.nasa.gov /pao/History/SP-4012/vol3/ch3.htm   (9274 words)

 Mariner Program
The Mariner series of spacecraft were interplanetary probes designed to investigate Mars, Venus, and Mercury.
The program included a number of firsts, including the first planetary flyby, the first planetary orbiter, and the first gravity assist.
Of the 10 vehicles in the Mariner series, 7 were successful (the other 3 were lost due to launch vehicle failures).
leonardo.jpl.nasa.gov /msl/Programs/mariner.html   (172 words)

 Mariner Soccer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Over the years players have left the Mariner Youth Soccer Program to pursue their development with various MAPLE teams in the area.
So, the Mariner Youth Soccer Board has authorized expanding its offerings to include MAPLE teams in order to meet the developmental needs of all its players as well as other local players.
If you have any questions concerning the Mariner MAPLE Program please contact me at dennisbarley@comcast.net or call me at 508-748-3111.
www.marinersoccer.org /maple.asp   (941 words)

 Commanding Officer
A mariner may be employed on board an OSV provided the size of the vessel and its route are within the scope of the endorsements on a mariner's license, a special OSV endorsement is not required.
A mariner holding a license as chief engineer (OSV) of less than 4,000 HP on domestic, near coastal voyages that was acquired as set forth in paragraph 1.a may be issued an increase in scope to an unlimited HP license upon completion of the additional sea service.
A mariner who presents evidence of meeting the requirements or either paragraph two or three may be issued an STCW form endorsed as a rating forming part of a navigational watch limited to service on OSVs without any geographical restriction.
www.uscg.mil /hq/g-m/marpers/pag/7-00.htm   (2736 words)

 Motor Authority » Updated: Meet the 2008 Mercury Mariner SUV
Though labelled a 2008 model, the Mariner is scheduled to hit showrooms in early 2007 and should satisfy customers downsizing from larger SUVs.
Design elements of the Mariner’s body help reduce NVH levels such as the new roof panel that improves air flow over the vehicle.
The Mariner also picks up speed-sensitive Electric Power Steering and the hybrid version continues with the regenerative braking system that adds to the output of the 2.3L gasoline engine and electric motor.
www.motorauthority.com /news/suvs/meet-the-2008-mercury-mariner-suv   (3878 words)

 Information About the Mariner Sea Scout Program
Through a carefully developed program, participants can build on what ever knowledge they have when they join, (sometimes knowing nothing), and can grow to become competent in handling boats of all sizes.The program is fun, exciting, and competitive, and allows participants to choose from a variety of activities.
The two programs are different divisions of the same parent organization.
In vessels from Lasers to PHRF rated large cruising sailboats, Mariners can often be found in the thick of it at regattas around the South Coast area.
www.ship936mariner.org /marinfo.html   (468 words)

 Sealift -- Guardian Mariners: Protecting the MSC fleet
For Military Sealift Command ships and mariners, this meant their usual mission as non-combatants keeping U.S. military forces around the world well-supplied and ready for action was about to take on greater significance — and greater danger.
During their stay at Fort Bragg, the Guardian Mariner teams traveled to Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia and Norfolk Naval Base in Norfolk, Va., to gain some critical proficiency in shipboard living and security.
Each Guardian Mariner team is assigned a team leader that works with the master of the ship to set up a force protection plan.
www.msc.navy.mil /sealift/2004/May/guardian_mariners.htm   (1168 words)

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