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Viking program - Wikipedia


... global topography of Mars, overlain with locations of Mars landers and rovers ( Red label = Rover; Blue label = Lander; ...

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 Project Information - nssdc - NASA


Apr 11, 2016 ... 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 ...

Viking Lander | California Science Center


The Viking 1 lander was the first US 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 ... The Viking program comprised a pair of American space probes sent to Mars, Viking 1 and Viking 2. Each spacecraft was composed of two ...

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 ...

Viking Lander - National Air and Space Museum - Smithsonian


The two-part Viking spacecraft began to unlock the secrets of Mars and fueled public enthusiasm for planetary exploration.

Viking | space probe | Britannica.com


Dec 12, 2011 ... Viking, either of two robotic U.S. spacecraft launched by NASA for extended study of the planet Mars. The Viking project was the first planetary ...



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 ...

Mars Missions


Project Viking's goal, after making a soft landing on Mars, was to execute a set ... NASA's Viking Mission to Mars was composed of two spacecraft, Viking 1 and ...

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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 ...

Life on Mars Found by NASA's Viking Mission?


Apr 15, 2012 ... The Viking 2 spacecraft took this picture of the Utopian Plains on Mars in ... In 1976 NASA sent two space probes, Vikings 1 and 2, to Mars to ...