Geek Fact for November 1st


In 1962, the Soviet space probe Mars 1 was launched.

Mars 1 was the first attempt to probe Mars. Unfortunately, contact was lost with the spacecraft 60 million miles en route to Mars.

Learn more at http://www.spacetoday.org/SolSys/Mars/MarsExploration/MarsProbesPast.html.

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