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Azimuth Notebook for Viking Lander 1

The Viking Mars Missions Education and Preservation Project

The Viking Mars Missions Education and Preservation Project

Azimuth Notebook for Viking Lander 1 SOL0: This iamge is the Azimuth planning chart for the second image planned for the VIking 1 surfaec mission. You can see numerous elements of the Viking 1 Lander including the color chart soil sampler arm (not yet deployed), the S-band antenna, part of the meteorology boom, as well as some Mars surface. This image was planned to help determine the position of the Lander on the surface, and to determine how level it was, as well as to survey the surrounding surface area.

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  • Title: Azimuth Notebook for Viking Lander 1
  • Publisher: The Viking Mars Missions Education and Preservation Project (VMMEPP)

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