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Juno II
Date: 3 Mar 1959

The family of launch vehicles, developed by Wernher von Braun and his team, also came to include the Juno II used to launch the Pioneer IV satellite on 3 March 1959.

Pioneer IV passed within 37,000 miles of the moon before going into solar orbit.

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