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Viking 1 Orbiter

NSSDCA ID: 1975-075A

Launch Information

Launch Date/Time: 1975-08-20T21:22:00Z
Launch Vehicle: Titan IIIE-Centaur
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Decay Date: 1980-08-17

Trajectory Description

No description available.

Trajectory Details

Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Mars
Epoch start (UTC): 1976-06-21 00:00:00
  Epoch stop (UTC): 1976-09-11 00:00:00
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
1510.00 km32600.00 km24.66 hours37.900°0.76000
Regions Traversed
  Interplanetary Medium
  Solar wind
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Mars
Epoch start (UTC): 1976-09-11 00:00:00
  Epoch stop (UTC): 1976-09-24 00:00:00
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
1488.00 km21.88 hours38.100°0.00000
Regions Traversed
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Mars
Epoch start (UTC): 1976-09-24 00:00:00
  Epoch stop (UTC): 1977-01-22 00:00:00
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
1512.00 km24.65 hours38.200°0.00000
Regions Traversed
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Mars
Epoch start (UTC): 1977-01-22 00:00:00
  Epoch stop (UTC): 1977-03-11 00:00:00
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
1477.00 km23.05 hours39.100°0.00000
Regions Traversed
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Mars
Epoch start (UTC): 1977-03-11 00:00:00
  Epoch stop (UTC): 1977-03-24 00:00:00
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
296.00 km21.92 hours39.200°0.00000
Regions Traversed
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Mars
Epoch start (UTC): 1977-03-24 00:00:00
  Epoch stop (UTC): 1977-07-01 00:00:00
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
300.00 km23.50 hours39.300°0.00000
Regions Traversed
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Mars
Epoch start (UTC): 1977-07-01 00:00:00
  Epoch stop (UTC): 1978-12-02 00:00:00
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
300.00 km24.00 hours0.000°0.00000
Regions Traversed
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Mars
Epoch start (UTC): 1980-08-07 00:00:00
  Epoch stop (UTC): 
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
320.00 km56000.00 km47.26 hours0.000°0.88221
Regions Traversed

Apside Definitions

UnitDefinition
kmkilometers
 
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