Take the Planetary Exploration Quiz!

Welcome to our Friday quiz! Today we’re going to be looking at planetary exploration. Good Luck! This quiz will be available, but prize eligibility will end on Sunday at midnight US EDT. This quiz, one prize: (drawn from the high scores): One copy of our Liftoff 2-DVD set. (If you already have this set I will make a substitution) Since we’re offering prizes we ask that you take the … Read More

The Launch of Viking 1

On this date in 1975, Viking 1 left Earth for Mars, the lander becoming the first spacecraft to successfully land on Mars. Our clip today is from the launch, some beautiful 35mm film shot by the Air Force, with commentary from Dave Mohr. From our Liftoff 2-DVD set.