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Viking 1 & 2 - Mars Home - NASA


NASA's Viking Project found a place in history when it became the first U.S. mission to land a spacecraft safely on the surface of Mars and return images of the ...

Viking Lander | California Science Center


The Viking 1 lander was the first spacecraft ever to land successfully on Mars. Through the historic two missions of the Viking project, a total of over 50,000 ...

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Jan 6, 2013 ... Each spacecraft was composed of two main parts: an orbiter designed ... The Viking 1 lander touched down on the surface of Mars on July 20, ...

Viking - Views of the Solar System


NASA's Viking Mission to Mars was composed of two spacecraft, Viking 1 and Viking 2. Each spacecraft consisted of an orbiter and a lander. The primary ...

Project Viking Fact Sheet - Views of the Solar System


Viking was designed to orbit Mars and to land and operate on the planet's surface. Two identical spacecraft, each consisting of a lander and an orbiter, were built ...

How Viking 1 Won the Martian Space Race | Motherboard


Aug 20, 2015 ... Forty years ago today, NASA launched the Viking 1 spacecraft to Mars, where it would become the first probe to successfully study the Martian ...

Life on Mars Found by NASA's Viking Mission?


Apr 15, 2012 ... A picture of the Martian surface, as seen by NASA's Viking 2 lander in 1976. ... In 1976 NASA sent two space probes, Vikings 1 and 2, to Mars to ...

Viking Project Information - NSSDC Home - NASA


Viking Mission to Mars. NASA's Viking Mission to Mars was composed of two spacecraft, Viking 1 and Viking 2, each consisting of an orbiter and a lander.

BBC - Solar System - Viking 1 and 2 (pictures, video, facts & news)


Watch BBC video clips about Viking 1 and 2 - the first spacecraft to land on the planet Mars. Initial test results from the 1976 mission suggested life on Mars.

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Viking 1: First U.S. Lander on Mars - Space.com


Oct 26, 2012 ... Viking 1 was the first American spacecraft to touch the surface of Mars, and the first spacecraft ever to remain there for the long term. It followed ...

NASA First Invaded Red Planet with Viking Mars Landing - Space.com


Jul 22, 2011 ... NASA's Viking 1 spacecraft became the first probe ever to successfully land on Mars 35 year ago this week. On Friday, July 22, NASA will mark ...

Viking | space probe | Britannica.com


Either of two robotic U.S. spacecraft launched by NASA for extended study of the planet Mars. The Viking project was the first planetary exploration mission to ...