[amsat-bb] 1976-07-20: Viking 1 Lands On Mars

B J va6bmj at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 20:53:58 UTC 2016


It was originally scheduled to touch down on July 4, in observance of
the American bicentennial, but a sandstorm obscured the landing site.
July 20 was chosen instead because it was the 7th anniversary of
Armstrong and Aldrin landing, and later walking, on the moon.


Bernhard VA6BMJ @ DO33FL

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