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

Dario Riquelme Zornow dario at riquelme.cl
Wed Jul 20 22:58:06 UTC 2016

Thanks Bernhard.
Hello everybody, I'm Dario from Chile, 12th Zone. ce3drz

I was 8 when Viking 1 touch down on mars,  and can remember that. Today i
shown this clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gZjCfNvx9m8 to my chilndres
and some of their friends.
was an amazing reaction to see movies "so old"

thanks again !

2016-07-20 16:53 GMT-04:00 B J <va6bmj at gmail.com>:

> http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/missions/viking-1/
> 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.
> 73s
> Bernhard VA6BMJ @ DO33FL
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