PIA23310: Mariner 1 in JPL's Spacecraft Assembly Facility
 Mission:  Mariner 
 Spacecraft:  Mariner 1
 Product Size:  3832 x 3623 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
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JPL's Spacecraft Assembly Facility looks more like a hangar in this photo of two engineers standing with Mariner 1 on May 2, 1962. However, the gowning procedures were far less rigorous than they are today. Mariner 1 was destroyed during its attempted launch to Venus.

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