Surveyor

surveyor_4.jpgMission Summary
Mission: Surveyor 1 - 7
Launch Date: 1966 - 1968
Launch Vehicle: Atlas Centaur
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral
Objective: The Surveyor probes were the first U.S. spacecraft to land safely on the Moon.

Documents and PowerPoints
Rangers and Surveyors Fact Sheet.pdf

Related MGG Portal Links
Earth/Moon on MGGP
Moon Phases on MGGP

Surveyor1_shadow.jpgWeb Resources

NASA/JPL Links
Surveyors to the Moon - JPL
Surveyor (1966 - 1968)

Wikipedia Links
Surveyor Program

Other Related Links
The Surveyor Program (Lunar and Planetary Institute)

 

NASA Missions

NASA Solar System

Images
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surveyortycho_sm.jpgSurveyor 7 panorama outside Tycho crater

survpan_sm.jpgSurveyor 6 panorama of Sinus Medii

Surveyor_sm.jpgPhoto of Surveyor 3 resting on the surface of the Moon, taken by Apollo 12 astronauts.

Movies and Interactives

SS-simulator.jpgSolar System Simulator - JPL

logo-eotss-main.pngEyes on the Universe - JPL
JPL created this 3-D environment, which allows you to explore the solar system from their computers.

MapAPlanet-banner.jpgMap a Planet - USGS
Explore global imagery of the planets and satellites from a variety of missions in an easy to use web interface. Customize and download your own image maps of the Moon, Mars, Venus, and other planets and moons.

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