SP-425 The Martian Landscape

 

THE MARTIAN LANDSCAPE

 

By the Viking Lander Imaging Team

 

- Contents -

 

Foreword.

An Anectodal Account.
The Final Test.
The Beginnings.
Establishing Camera Characteristics.
Talking Our Way to Mars.
Deadlines.
Design Changes.
Manufacturing Problems.
Cameras Without Pictures.
The Preprogrammed Image Sequence.
After The Launch.
The Viking 1 Landing.
The First Color Picture.
Uplink and Downlink.
The Viking 2 Landing.
The Extended Mission.
The Future.
 
Viking 1 Lander Pictures.
The First Picture.
Surveying the Landscape.
Desert Drifts.
Sculpted Layers.
Blocks.
Outcrops.
Landing Scars.
Behind the Lander.
 
Viking 2 Lander Pictures.
Another First.
Tilt.
A Rocky Plain.
Enigmatic Troughs.
Looking Backward.
Rock Textures.
The Distant Horizon.
 
Special Effects.
Calibration Pictures.
Something From Nothing.
Searching for Movement.
Digging In.
Secondhand Spacecraft.
The Changing Atmosphere.
Beyond Mars.
Coloring Mars.
A Different Perspective.
The Third Dimension.
 
Panoramic Sketches.
 
A Picture Catalog.
 
The Authors.
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