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Navigating The Mariner Spacecraft to Mars

Pickering, W. H. (1966) Navigating The Mariner Spacecraft to Mars. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 110 (5). pp. 332-339. ISSN 0003-049X . http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20151120-134034367

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Abstract

It is now more than four hundred years since one of Magellan's ships completed the circum-navigation of the Earth. That was a remarkable feat of navigation, subject as it was to the errors of primitive instruments, the vagaries of wind and storm, and the lack of exact knowledge in the field.


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Additional Information:© 1966 American Philosophical Society. Read April 23, 1966. On November 12, 1965, the Society in Executive Session voted to award the Magellanic Premium to Professor Pickering for his leadership in the exploration of the Moon and Venus by jet-propelled vehicles. The Magellanic Medal was presented to Professor Pickering on April 23, 1966
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Official Citation:Pickering, W. H.. “Navigating the Mariner Spacecraft to Mars”. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 110.5 (1966): 332–339
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