Viking mission

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Viking mission

  1. 1. VIKING MISSION
  2. 2. HISTORY• Viking 1 was lunched on August 20, 1975.• Viking 1 landed on Mars in June 19, 1976.• Viking 1 was sent by America.• Viking 1 plus his twin Viking 2 became the first spacecraft to make a safe landing on Mars.
  3. 3. MAN/UNMANNED• Viking 1 was an undammed mission.• the probe called Viking1 held the mission to the “4th planet” Mars.• Each spacecraft was composed of two main parts the orbiter and lander.•
  4. 4. PURPOSE• Mission objective were to obtain high resolution of the Martians surface.• The primary mission objective was to search for evidence of life.• To study and photograph the surface and data about the atmosphere.• To keep track of the climate and soil on Mars.
  5. 5. VEHICLE• Viking 1 was the vehicle on Mars.• The launch Vehicle is a titan IIIE/Centaur• Viking 1 was the first of two spacecraft along with (Viking 2) sent to Mars• Each spacecraft was composed of two main parts the orbiter and lander.
  6. 6. IMPORTANT/INTERESTING FACTS• The mass was 883kg• The power was 620w• Orbital Period was 47.26h• The periapsis was 320km• The apoapsis was 56000km
  7. 7. COMPARING THE TWINS• Viking 1 • Viking 2• Viking • Viking 2’s 1’sower was power was 620w 602w • Viking 2• Viking 1 launched launched September August 20 9,1975 1975 • Viking 2• Viking 1 landed landed June September 3 19 1976 1976
  8. 8. PICTURES
  9. 9. INFORMATION ABOUT PICTURES• Picture in the left top corner is a picture of Viking 1• Picture in the right top corner first picture that Viking 1 took• The picture at the bottom is Viking’s 1 landing spot.
  10. 10. CREATED BY:• Hannah Hale,Deion Gutierrez, Noah Martel
  11. 11. CITING RESOURCES• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viking1• Wikipedia.org/wiki/Viking program• Wikipedia.org/wiki/unmanned_ NASA_ missions# Viking program _ 281975.29

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