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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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
Aug 20, 2010 ... A Titan 3/Centaur rocket launched NASA's Viking 1 spacecraft on a 505-million-
mile journey to Mars on Aug. 20, 1975. Viking 2 followed three ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...