Mars-1m

Mars-series
reference images

Mars-3
Mars-1mMars-3

This page contains reference images for the Mars-series satellites. If readers know of additional information or images, please contact the authors using the e-mail addresses at the bottom of this page.

Launch information
(found elsewhere)
Reference images
(immediately below)
Launch covers
(including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers)
(found elsewhere)
Other postal items
(stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.)
(found elsewhere)
Mars
(Russia/USSR)
Mars
(Russia/USSR)
Mars
(Russia/USSR)
Mars
(Russia/USSR)


Satellite(s) (Spacecraft Bus*)Launch Date(s)Reference Image(s)*
Mars (Russia/USSR)
Mars-(1a) (1M #1) [failed]
Mars-(1b) (1M #2) [failed]
1960-10-10
1960-10-14
Mars-1m (See also Venera-1)
Mars-(1c) (2MV-4 #1) / Sputnik-22 [failed]
Mars-1 (2MV-4 #2) / Sputnik-23 (Mars flyby)
1962-10-24
1962-11-01
Mars-1
Mars-(2a) (2MV-3 #1) / Sputnik-24 [failed]1962-11-04No image available
Mars-(2b) (M-69 #1) [failed]
Mars-(2c) (M-69 #2) [failed]
1969-03-27
1969-04-02
Mars-69
Mars-(2d) (M-71 #1) / Kosmos-419 [failed]
Mars-2 (M-71 #2)
Mars-3 (M-71 #3)
1971-05-10
1971-05-19
1971-05-28
Mars-3
Mars-3 (lander)
Mars-4 (M-73 Orbiter #1)
Mars-5 (M-73 Orbiter #2)
1973-07-21
1973-07-25
Mars-4
Mars-6 (M-73 Lander #1)
Mars-7 (M-73 Lander #2)
1973-08-05
1973-08-09
Mars-3
Mars-3 (lander)
Mars-8 (Mars-96)1996-11-16Mars-8 (orbiter)
Mars-8 (lander)

*Spacecraft bus designations and reference images were obtained from Gunter's Space Page.


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