On Sept. 4, 1962, NASA’s Mariner 2 spacecraft performed the first-ever rocket maneuver in deep space as it did a quick mid-course correction on its way to Venus. See how it happened in our On This Day In Space video series.
On This Day in Space! Sept. 4, 1962: Mariner 2 Performs 1st Rocket Maneuver in Deep Space
by Space.com | Sep 4, 2018 | Uncategorized |