VIKING 1 ORBITER

Launch Details
Launched 19 August 1975
Flight ended
Status Unknown
Destination Mars Orbit
Launch site Air Force Eastern Test Range, Florida, USA
Owner United States
NORAD ID 8108
COSPAR ID 1975-075A
Observing

Timeline

1975 Aug 20 Launch from Cape Canaveral
1976 Jun 19 Insertion into orbit around Mars
1976 Jul 20 Separation of lander from orbiter
1976 Jul 20 Landing on Mars
1977 Feb Close approach of orbiter to Phobos
1980 Aug 7 Orbiter altitude increased to prevent decay into Mars' atmosphere
1980 Aug 17 Orbiter decommissioned
1982 Nov 13 Final contact with lander

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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