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Today in 1962, NASA launched Mariner-2 spacecraft

Today in 1962,  NASA launched Mariner-2 spacecraft

On 27 August, 1962, NASA launched the Mariner-2 spacecraft to move closer to the planet Venus, which was the first vehicle to record Venus's temperature. It collected the necessary information about the interplanetary atmosphere of Venus and also detected the presence of solar winds. It last sent signals in January 1963. On December 14, it reached Venus. This hexagon with 100 cm diameter was in the form. Solar panels, antenna and other equipment were installed. Data sent from this vehicle showed that Venus's atmosphere is 500 degrees Celsius. The direction of the wind blowing there was also first estimated.

Related Question:-

Q.1 Which spacecraft was launched on 27 August 1962 to record Venus temperature?
A. Apollo
B. Mariner 2
C. Ladee
D. Juno
Ans: Mariner 2
Q.2 Which \space agency launched Mariner 2?
C. Spacex
D. European Space Agency

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