Viking

Viking1.jpgMISSION SUMMARY
Mission: Viking 1
Mission type: Orbiter/Lander
Launch date: August 20, 1975
Launch vehicle: Titan III-E/Centaur
Launch site: Cape Canaveral
Mission duration: Orbiter July 1976 - August 1980
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Mission: Viking 2
Mission type: Orbiter/Lander
Launch date: September 9, 1975
Launch vehicle: Titan III-E/Centaur
Launch site: Cape Canaveral
Mission duration: Orbiter August 1976 - July 1978
Overview: NASA's Viking Mission to Mars was composed of two spacecraft, Viking 1 and Viking 2, each consisting of an orbiter and a lander. The primary mission objectives were to obtain high resolution images of the Martian surface, characterize the structure and composition of the atmosphere and surface, and search for evidence of life.

WEB RESOURCES
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NASA/JPL Links
Viking Mission to Mars (NASA Goddard)
Viking 1 & 2

Wikipedia Links
Viking Program

Other Links

NASA Missions

NASA Solar System

MULTIMEDIA
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IMAGES______________________
Viking_Mars1sm.jpt

Viking_Mars2sm.jpg

MOVIES ___________________

Viking: Mars Trailblazer

INTERACTIVES______________

30 Years: Memories from Mars Viking

SS-simulator.jpg Solar System Simulator - JPL

logo-eotss-main.png Eyes on the Universe - JPL

MapAPlanet-banner.jpg Map a Planet - USGS

Documents and PowerPoints

Viking_Missions.ppt

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