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Today in History: Earth receives first picture of planet Mars

New Delhi: 1st of August 1969 was the day when the world got to see the Red Planet Mars in pictures. NASA received close-up photos of Mars on that day. These photos were sent by

India TV News Desk [ Updated: August 01, 2013 6:34 IST ]
today in history earth receives first picture of planet mars
today in history earth receives first picture of planet mars

New Delhi: 1st of August 1969 was the day when the world got to see the Red Planet Mars in pictures.






NASA received close-up photos of Mars on that day. These photos were sent by Mariner 6. Mariner 6 was the part of the NASA's dual mission to Mars programme









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