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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
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 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.
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.