PIONEER VENUS PROBE 1

Launch Details
Launched 7 August 1978
Flight ended 8 December 1978
Status Decayed
Destination Venus Landing
Launch site Air Force Eastern Test Range, Florida, USA
Owner United States
NORAD ID 12103
COSPAR ID 1978-078D
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Timeline

1978 May 20 Launch from Cape Canaveral SLC-36A
1978 Dec 4 Pioneer Venus Orbiter entered orbit around Venus
1978 Dec 9 Four small probes launched into Venus's atmosphere
1992 Oct 8 Last contact with Pioneer Venus Orbiter
1992 Oct 22 Pioneer Venus Orbiter descended into Venus's atmosphere (estimated)

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