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Viking Mars encounterVarious phases of planetary operations related to the Viking mission to Mars are described. Topics discussed include: approach phase, Mars orbit insertion, prelanding orbital activities, separation, descent and landing, surface operations, surface sampling and operations starting, orbiter science and radio science, Viking 2, Deep Space Network and data handling.
Document ID
19760019036
Document Type
Other - News Release/Speech
Date Acquired
August 29, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1976
Subject Category
LUNAR AND PLANETARY EXPLORATION
Report/Patent Number
NASA-NEWS-RELEASE-76-116
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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