Viking Phase III
March 27, 2003
With the incredible success of the Viking missions on Mars, mission operations have progressed though a series of phases - each being funded as mission success dictated its potential. The Viking Primary Mission phase was concluded in November, 1976, when the reins were passed on to the second phase - the Viking Extended Mission.
Topics: Environment, Religion Belief, Mars, Spacecraft, Space exploration, Viking Primary Mission, Viking Extended Mission, Viking 1, Viking, Viking program, Mission, Mars exploration