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Titan/Centaur D-1T TC-3 Viking B Flight Data ReportTitan/Centaur TC-3 was launched from the Eastern Test Range, Complex 41, at 02:34 PM EDT on Tuesday, September 9, 1975. This was the third operational flight of the newest NASA unmanned launch vehicle. The spacecraft was the Viking B, the second of two orbiting and landing missions to Mars planned for the 1975 Martian launch opportunity. The objective of the launch phase of the mission, to inject the Viking spacecraft onto the planned transfer orbit to Mars, was successfully accomplished. A review of the launch vehicle system flight data is presented.
Document ID
19760021171
Document Type
Technical Memorandum (TM)
Date Acquired
September 3, 2013
Publication Date
July 1, 1976
Subject Category
LAUNCH VEHICLES AND SPACE VEHICLES
Report/Patent Number
E-8863
NASA-TM-X-73481
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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