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Mission Websites

Here we list links to the primary mission website as well as pages about the mission on other sites such as the NSSDC, NASA portal, etc.

Viking Orbiters 1 & 2

The Viking 1 orbiter spacecraft was launched 20 August 20 1975, and arrived at Mars on 19 June 1976. Viking 2 was launched 9 September 1975 and arrived at Mars 7 August 1976. Each spacecraft carried a lander. After the primary lander missions were completed, the orbiters used three remote sensing experiments to systematically mapped the entire surface of Mars. Both orbiters also observed Phobos and Deimos.


Related Datasets

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