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Orbiter (220 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

other uses, see Orbiter (disambiguation). An orbiter is a space probe that orbits a planet or other astronomical object. An orbiter can be either man-made
Orbiter (simulator) (1,844 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Orbiter is a freeware space flight simulator program developed to simulate spaceflight using realistic Newtonian physics. The simulator was first released
Lunar Orbiter program (2,329 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Lunar Orbiter program was a series of five unmanned lunar orbiter missions launched by the United States from 1966 through 1967. Intended to help
ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (2,267 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) is a collaborative project between the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)
Lunar Orbiter 4 (466 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lunar Orbiter 4 was an unmanned US spacecraft, part of the Lunar Orbiter Program, designed to orbit the Moon, after the three previous orbiters had completed
Geocentric orbit (1,605 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and "Earth orbiter" redirect here. For the motion of the Earth around the Sun, see Earth's orbit. For the shuttle simulator, see Earth Orbiter 1. A geocentric
Lunar Orbiter 5 (328 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lunar Orbiter 5, the last of the Lunar Orbiter series, was designed to take additional Apollo and Surveyor landing site photography and to take broad survey
Venus orbiter mission (115 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
extremely hot atmosphere of the planet after being unfettered from the orbiter. "After Mars, Isro aims for Venus probe in 2-3 years". 20 May 2015. 
Uranus orbiter and probe (255 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A Uranus orbiter and probe is a proposed mission to the planet Uranus. It was recommended to NASA in 2011 by its Planetary Science Decadal Survey 2013–2022
Solar Orbiter (649 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Solar Orbiter (SolO) is a planned Sun-observing satellite, under development by the European Space Agency (ESA). The mission will be launched with an
Jupiter Ganymede Orbiter (91 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jupiter Ganymede Orbiter (JGO) was a part of the international Europa Jupiter System Mission (EJSM). It was a proposed orbiter probe by the ESA slated
Mars Climate Orbiter (1,789 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Mars Climate Orbiter (formerly the Mars Surveyor '98 Orbiter) was a 338 kilogram (750 lb) robotic space probe launched by NASA on December 11, 1998
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (2,266 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) is a NASA robotic spacecraft currently orbiting the Moon in an eccentric 30 by 180 km (19 by 112 mi) polar mapping
Orbiter Processing Facility (744 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An Orbiter Processing Facility (OPF) was one of three hangars where U.S. space shuttle orbiters underwent maintenance between flights. All three such
Jovian Europa Orbiter (93 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Not to be confused with Jupiter Europa Orbiter. The Jovian Europa Orbiter (JEO) was a feasibility study by the European Space Agency for a mission to Jupiter's
Mars Telecommunications Orbiter (593 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Mars Telecommunications Orbiter (MTO) was a cancelled Mars mission that was originally intended to launch in 2009 and would have established an Interplanetary
Lunar Orbiter 3 (344 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Lunar Orbiter 3 was a spacecraft launched by NASA in 1967 as part of the Lunar Orbiter Program. It was designed primarily to photograph areas of the
Lunar Orbiter 1 (498 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Lunar Orbiter 1 robotic (unmanned) spacecraft, part of the Lunar Orbiter Program, was the first American spacecraft to orbit the Moon. It was designed
Timeline of Solar System exploration (3,064 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Earth orbiter Sputnik 2 – 3 November 1957 – Earth orbiter, first animal in orbit, a dog named Laika 1958 Explorer 1 – 1 February 1958 – Earth orbiter; first
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (6,449 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other Mars orbiters, see Mars Orbiter. Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) is a multipurpose spacecraft designed to conduct reconnaissance and exploration
Lunar Orbiter 2 (390 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Lunar Orbiter 2 spacecraft, part of the Lunar Orbiter Program, was designed primarily to photograph smooth areas of the lunar surface for selection
Europa Orbiter (117 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Europa Orbiter was a planned NASA mission to Jupiter's Moon Europa, that was cancelled in 2002. Its main objectives included determining the presence
BepiColombo (2,030 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
satellites to be launched together: the Mercury Planetary Orbiter (MPO) and the Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter (MMO). The mission will perform a comprehensive study
Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (486 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA) was one of five instruments on board the Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) spacecraft, which operated in Mars orbit from
Mars Orbiter Camera (573 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Mars Orbiter Camera and Mars Observer Camera (MOC) were scientific instruments on board the Mars Observer and Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft. The
Breitling Orbiter (907 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Breitling Orbiter was the name of three different Rozière balloons made by Cameron Balloons to circumnavigate the globe, named after the sponsor Breitling
Orbiter (comics) (868 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
For other uses, see Orbiter (disambiguation) Orbiter is a graphic novel by Warren Ellis and Colleen Doran, published in 2003 by DC Comics under their Vertigo
Space Shuttle orbiter (3,666 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Space Shuttle orbiter was the reusable spaceplane component of the Space Shuttle program. Operated by NASA, the U.S. space agency, this vehicle could
Pioneer Venus Orbiter (834 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Pioneer Venus Orbiter, also known as Pioneer Venus 1 or Pioneer 12, was a mission to Venus conducted as part of the Pioneer program. Launched in May
2001 Mars Odyssey (1,756 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
verified in body] NASA reported that the Mars Odyssey Orbiter, as well as the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and MAVEN, were healthy after the Comet Siding Spring
Extended Duration Orbiter (1,043 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Extended Duration Orbiter (EDO) program was a project by NASA to prepare for long-term (months) microgravity research aboard Space Station Freedom
Jupiter Europa Orbiter (90 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Europa Orbiter. As a part of the defunct Europa Jupiter System Mission – Laplace (EJSM/Laplace), the Jupiter Europa Orbiter (JEO) was a proposed orbiter probe
Orbiter (Canada's Wonderland) (527 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Wonderland. For The fairground ride, see Orbiter (ride). For other uses, see Orbiter (disambiguation). Orbiter (formerly known as Sol Loco) is a HUSS SkyLab
Mars 2022 (418 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mars 2022 orbiter is a concept study by NASA to develop a Mars communications satellite with a modest mapping capability payload, and propelled by a solar
Aeronautics Defense Orbiter (387 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Orbiter Mini UAV System Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) is a compact and lightweight system designed for use in Military and Homeland Security missions
Mars Hope (423 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Hope (Arabic: مسبار الأمل‎) spacecraft orbiter is a planned 2020 unmanned mission to Mars by the United Arab Emirates to study the Martian atmosphere
Mars Orbiter Mission (5,388 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
probe. For other Mars orbiters, see List of missions to Mars. The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), also called Mangalyaan ("Mars-craft", from Sanskrit: मंगल
Neptune Orbiter (830 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For the cancelled 1990s NASA Neptune Orbiter, see Mariner Mark II. Neptune Orbiter was a proposed NASA unmanned planetary spacecraft to explore the
List of lunar probes (273 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Organization Date Type Status Notes Image Ref Pioneer 0 DOD 17 August 1958 orbiter failure first attempted launch beyond Earth orbit; launch vehicle failure;
Venera 9 (696 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
consisted of an orbiter and a lander. It was launched on June 8, 1975 02:38:00 UTC and had a mass of 4,936 kg (10,884 lb). The orbiter was the first spacecraft
MELOS (319 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
MELOS ("Mars Exploration with a Lander-Orbiter Synergy") is a proposed Japanese planetary exploration mission under assessment and consideration, that
LEO (spacecraft) (383 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
LEO (Lunarer Erkundungsorbiter; English: Lunar Exploration Orbiter) was the name of a proposed German mission to the Moon, announced by the German Aerospace
Mars 2 (1,366 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
identical spacecraft, each with an orbiter and an attached lander. The orbiter is identical to the Venera 9 bus or orbiter. They were launched by a Proton-K
Viking program (3,001 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Viking 1 and Viking 2. Each spacecraft was composed of two main parts: an orbiter designed to photograph the surface of Mars from orbit, and a lander designed
Jupiter Magnetospheric Orbiter (387 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Jupiter Magnetospheric Orbiter (木星磁気圏オービター, JMO) is a cancelled space probe proposed by the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), to undertake
Space Shuttle Challenger (1,323 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Space Shuttle Challenger (NASA Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-099) was the second orbiter of NASA's space shuttle program to be put into service following
Exploration of the Moon (3,022 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
an energy source on Earth. China launched the Chang'e 1 robotic lunar orbiter on October 24, 2007. Originally planned for a one-year mission, the Chang'e
Mare Australe quadrangle (2,728 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). East side of Stoney (Martian crater), as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Reynolds
MAKS (spacecraft) (241 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Soviet air-launched with orbiter Reusable launch system project that was proposed in 1988, but cancelled in 1991. The orbiter was supposed to reduce the
Mare Australe quadrangle (2,728 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). East side of Stoney (Martian crater), as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Reynolds
Mars Surveyor '98 program (443 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
launched separately,[citation needed] the Mars Climate Orbiter (formerly the Mars Surveyor '98 Orbiter) and the Mars Polar Lander (formerly the Mars Surveyor
Viking 2 (2,120 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mission was part of the American Viking program to Mars, and consisted of an orbiter and a lander essentially identical to that of the Viking 1 mission. The
Mars (17,045 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
orbit—2001 Mars Odyssey, Mars Express, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, MAVEN and Mars Orbiter Mission—and two on the surface—Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity
SELENE-2 (183 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
include an orbiter, a lander and a rover. It is expected to be launched in 2017 as a successor to the 2007 SELENE (Kaguya) lunar orbiter. The orbiter will
Mars 3 (1,507 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2. The probes were identical robotic spacecraft, each consisting of an orbiter and an attached lander. After Mars 2 crash-landed on the martian surface
Space Shuttle (13,416 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
19 hours, 21 minutes and 23 seconds. Shuttle components included the Orbiter Vehicle (OV), a pair of recoverable solid rocket boosters (SRBs), and the
Orbiter Vehicle Designation (562 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
suffix separated by a dash. The prefix for operational shuttles is OV, for Orbiter Vehicle. The suffix is composed of two parts: the series and the vehicle
Crommelin (Martian crater) (431 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Reconnaissance Orbiter). Crommelin crater showing layers and dust devil tracks, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this
Lipik (crater) (285 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an enlargement of previous image. Lipik Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).
Hartwig (Martian crater) (323 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
side of Hartwig Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). The smaller crater is on the rim of Hartwig Crater. Tongue-shaped
Galle (Martian crater) (384 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
clusters further north. The formation was first photographed by Viking Orbiter 1. A second "happy face crater", smaller than Galle and located at 45.1°S
1975 in spaceflight (109 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
events happened in spaceflight such as the launch to Mars of the Viking orbiter/landers missions, the joint Apollo–Soyuz Test Project, and the Venera 9
Cassini–Huygens (8,752 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in 2004. Development started in the 1980s. Its design includes a Saturn orbiter, and a lander for the moon Titan. The lander, called Huygens, landed on
Echo Orbiter (1,285 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Echo Orbiter is a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, based indie rock band founded by brothers Justin Emerle and Colin Emerle, described by Philadelphia Weekly
Astro Orbiter (1,100 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Astro Orbiter is a rocket-spinner attraction featured at all five Magic Kingdom-style parks at Walt Disney Resorts around the world. Although each
Venera 10 (505 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
consisted of an orbiter and a lander. It was launched on June 14, 1975 03:00:31 UTC and had a mass of 5033 kg (11096 lb). The orbiter entered Venus orbit
List of Solar System probes (3,353 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Flyby: The probe flies by an astronomical body, but does not orbit it Orbiter: Part of a probe that orbits an astronomical body Lander: Part of a probe
Pickering (Martian crater) (210 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Lava flows on floor of Pickering Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Lava flowed in crater
Orbiter Boom Sensor System (706 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Orbiter Boom Sensor System (OBSS) was a 50-foot boom carried on board NASA's Space Shuttles. The boom was grappled by the Canadarm and served as an
Venus (11,336 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pioneer Venus project consisted of two separate missions. The Pioneer Venus Orbiter was inserted into an elliptical orbit around Venus on 4 December 1978,
Zunil (crater) (639 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Global Surveyor Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) in 2003, and was subsequently imaged at higher resolution by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter High Resolution Imaging
Buran (spacecraft) (700 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
This article is about the orbiter launched in 1988. For the Soviet/Russian reusable space program, see Buran program. Buran (Russian: Бура́н, IPA: [bʊˈran]
SELENE (1,697 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in Japan by its nickname Kaguya (かぐや?), was the second Japanese lunar orbiter spacecraft following the Hiten probe. Produced by the Institute of Space
Liais (crater) (176 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Layers is Liais crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an enlargement
Exploration of Mars (8,998 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
surveying the planet: Mars Odyssey, Mars Express, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, Mars Orbiter Mission and MAVEN. To date, no sample return missions have been
Mars Express (5,150 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
about 60,000 years. Mars Express consists of two parts, the Mars Express Orbiter and the Beagle 2, a lander designed to perform exobiology and geochemistry
HiRISE (1,932 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Imaging Science Experiment is a camera on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. The 65 kg (143 lb), $40 million USD instrument was built under the direction
Weinbaum (crater) (186 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Reconnaissance Orbiter). Weinbaum crater region showing dust devil tracks, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Field of picture
STS-3xx (2,297 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
shielding tiles and reinforced carbon-carbon panels of a currently flying orbiter were damaged beyond the repair capabilities of the available on-orbit repair
Viking 1 (2,383 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
10-month cruise to Mars, the orbiter began returning global images of Mars about 5 days before orbit insertion. The Viking 1 Orbiter was inserted into Mars
Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter (965 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
spacecraft, see Jupiter Icy Moon Explorer. The Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter (JIMO) was a proposed NASA spacecraft designed to explore the icy moons
Warrego Valles (186 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
long and was named after a Modern Australian River. Mariner 9 and Viking Orbiter images, showed a network of branching valleys in Thaumasia called Warrego
Mars monolith (100 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
cliff, which it likely fell from in the past. The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter took pictures of it from orbit, roughly 180 miles (300 km) away. List
Timeline of artificial satellites and space probes (83 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Union Mars Failure Mars 4 orbiter 1973  Soviet Union Mars Success Mars 5 orbiter 1973  Soviet Union Mars Failure Mars 6 orbiter and lander 1973  Soviet
Baltisk (crater) (432 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an enlargement of a previous image. Fans in Baltisk Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).
Arkhangelsky (crater) (346 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Reconnaissance Orbiter). Dark spots are dunes. Dunes in Arkhargelsky Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this
Mars Observer (2,114 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mars Observer spacecraft, also known as the Mars Geoscience/Climatology Orbiter, was a 1,018-kilogram (2,244 lb) robotic space probe launched by NASA on
Akatsuki (spacecraft) (2,255 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Akatsuki (あかつき, 暁?, literally "dawn"), formerly known as the Venus Climate Orbiter (VCO) and Planet-C, is a Japanese space probe which was intended to explore
Unmanned spacecraft (895 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Japanese lunar orbiter (2007). Chang'e 1 — Chinese lunar orbiter (2007). Chandrayaan 1 — Indian lunar orbiter (2008). Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter — US Lunar
Mate-Demate Device (506 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mate-Demate Device (MDD) is a specialized crane designed to lift a Space Shuttle orbiter onto and off of the back of a Shuttle Carrier Aircraft. Four Mate-Demate
List of unmanned spacecraft by program (17 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Luna 23 – Luna 24 Lunar Orbiter program Lunar Orbiter 1 – Lunar Orbiter 2 – Lunar Orbiter 3 – Lunar Orbiter 4 – Lunar Orbiter 5 Lunokhod program Lunokhod
List of missions to the Moon (1,499 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
National Space Science Data Center. Retrieved 5 December 2013.  "Lunar Orbiter 1". US National Space Science Data Center. Retrieved 5 December 2013. 
Space Shuttle Columbia (3,819 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Space Shuttle Columbia (NASA Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-102) was the first space-rated Space Shuttle in NASA's orbiter fleet. It launched for the first
Approach and Landing Tests (1,201 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to be known as the "orbiter", was awarded to North American Rockwell (later Rockwell International), with the first complete orbiter rolled out in 1976
Hiten (565 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
continued on its mission. On the first lunar swing-by, Hiten released a small orbiter, Hagoromo (named after the feather mantle of Hiten), into lunar orbit.
Spacecraft Event Time (430 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
hours earlier, at 07:00. Spacecraft Event Time in UTC is also known as Orbiter UTC, and Earth-received time as Ground UTC. Since it takes time for a
2.02 (Buran-class spacecraft) (158 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
02 is the designation of the fourth built Soviet/Russian space shuttle orbiter to be produced as part of the Buran program. It carried the GRAU index
MAVEN (1,951 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the Mars orbiter. For other uses, see Maven (disambiguation). Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN Mission (MAVEN) is a space
Space Shuttle Enterprise (3,153 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
74.000763°W / 40.764832; -74.000763 The Space Shuttle Enterprise (NASA Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-101) was the first Space Shuttle. It was built
Don Quijote (spacecraft) (964 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
successfully deflect an asteroid on a collision course with Earth. The orbiter was designed to last for seven years. The mission did not proceed beyond
Chandrayaan-2 (1,382 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV), includes a lunar orbiter, a lander and a lunar rover, all developed by India. India is gearing up
List of NASA cancellations (72 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Space Antenna - 2011 Space Interferometry Mission - 2010 Mars Telecommunications Orbiter - 2009 Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter - 2005 Europa Orbiter - 2002
Orbiter (ride) (192 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Orbiter is a fairground ride invented by Richard Woolls in 1976, with showman Henry Frederick Smith investing in the blueprints and consequently being
Asimov (crater) (645 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Layers and gullies in Asimov crater, as seen by CTX camera on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Note: this is an enlargement
MAVEN (1,951 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the Mars orbiter. For other uses, see Maven (disambiguation). Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN Mission (MAVEN) is a space
Mars 96 (3,302 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
interplanetary probe launched up to that time. The mission included an orbiter, surface stations and surface penetrators. The mission included a large
Mawrth Vallis (304 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from the OMEGA spectrometer on the European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter. Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer
Mars Scout Program (613 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
project was to cost less than US$485 million. The Phoenix lander and MAVEN orbiter were selected and developed before the program was retired in 2010. Main
Androgynous Peripheral Attach System (864 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Space Shuttle orbiter and to connect the Functional Cargo Block (Zarya) to Pressurized Mating Adapter-1. The APAS on the Shuttle's Orbiter Docking System
Lowell (Martian crater) (331 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
of Viking Orbiter images, with Lowell at right Sand dunes in Lowell Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). The density
Bonestell (crater) (395 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Reconnaissance Orbiter). Field of dunes on floor of Bonestell Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is
Vishniac (crater) (107 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
observed by Mariner 7 in 1969. In 1999, the Mars Global Surveyor's Mars Orbiter Camera was able to provide more detailed pictures. Sagan 1980, p. 126
Radau (crater) (293 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Dunes in Radau Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an enlargement
Dromore (crater) (107 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
bedrock. Dromore Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Planetary nomenclature Impact crater List of craters on Mars Water
Tombaugh (Martian crater) (146 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Tombaugh (Martian crater), as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). The density of impact craters is used to determine the surface ages
Cerulli (crater) (482 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Reconnaissance Orbiter. Remains of ancient glacier on western wall of Cerulli Crater, as seen by CTX camera on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Note: this
Kaiser (crater) (308 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
debris flows may be due to small amounts of ice melting. Viking Orbiter image of Kaiser Detail of south wall of Kaiser Crater, daytime
Curie (Martian crater) (315 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Channels in Curie Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an enlargement
Spallanzani (Martian crater) (504 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
(on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Layers in Spallanzani Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an enlargement
Fenagh (crater) (293 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Reconnaissance Orbiter). Fenagh Crater with ejecta showing ring mold crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this
McMurdo (crater) (512 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
below. McMurdo Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Short dark streaks are dark fans caused by outgassing of carbon
Semeykin (crater) (134 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Semeykin Crater, as seen by CTX camera on(Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). The density of impact craters is used to determine the surface ages
Kepler (Martian crater) (110 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Kepler was photographed by the HiRISE camera aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Kepler Crater showing dust devil tracks, as seen by Mars Global
Heimdall (Martian crater) (184 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
spacecraft was photographed during landing by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, and was captured parachuting in the line of sight to the crater. While
HiWish program (2,301 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
anyone can suggest a place for the HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter to photograph. It was started in January 2010. In the first few months
Milankovic (Martian crater) (352 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
camera on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Milankovic Crater, as seen by CTX camera on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Dark dots in center are dunes
Eddie (crater) (156 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
impact. Eddie Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Eddie Crater central peak in Elysium quadrangle, as seen by
Rahe (crater) (471 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Delta in Rahe Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an enlargement
Sharonov (Martian crater) (118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
bracket the crater. Sharonov is in the upper center of this Viking orbiter view. Crater Sharonov based on THEMIS day-time image with marked
Stoney (Martian crater) (144 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Stoney (Martian crater), as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). The density of impact craters is used to determine the surface ages
Suess (Martian crater) (140 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Suess (Martian crater), as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). The density of impact craters is used to determine the surface ages
Boeddicker (crater) (241 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Orbiter). Enlargement of previous image showing dunes on floor of Boeddicker Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter)
Bond (crater) (97 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
(1825–1865). Bond Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). There is an impact crater in the center of the crater, along with a curved
Atlas-Agena (1,079 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
unmanned probes to the planets Venus and Mars, and the Ranger and Lunar Orbiter unmanned probes to the Moon. The upper stage was also used as an unmanned
Phobos And Deimos & Mars Environment (931 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
And Deimos & Mars Environment (PADME) is a proposed low-cost NASA Mars orbiter mission that would address longstanding unknowns about Mars' two moons
Obiter dictum (1,374 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Obiter dictum (more usually used in the plural, obiter dicta) is Latin for a word said "by the way", that is, a remark in a judgment that is "said in passing"
Kufra (crater) (719 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Arrows indicate old glaciers. Kufra Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Arrows indicate
Argyre quadrangle (3,178 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Floor of Halley Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Thin dark lines are dust
2.03 (Buran-class spacecraft) (150 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
2.03 is the designation of the fifth Soviet/Russian space shuttle orbiter to be produced as part of the Buran program. It carried the GRAU index serial
Spacecraft (3,201 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Venus orbiter Cassini–Huygens – first Saturn orbiter + Titan lander Curiosity rover - Rover sent to Mars by NASA in 2012 Galileo – first Jupiter orbiter+descent
Green (Martian crater) (1,039 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Green Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Dark dots are dunes.
Reynolds (crater) (508 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Reconnaissance Orbiter). Reynolds crater showing streaks from defrosting, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Layers are also
Timeline of Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (915 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Main article: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Timeline for the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) lists the significant events of the launch, aerobraking
Thaumasia quadrangle (2,545 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
or snow. A study with the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter, Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) and the Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) support the idea that
Venera 15 (468 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
15) was a spacecraft sent to Venus by the Soviet Union. This unmanned orbiter was to map the surface of Venus using high resolution imaging systems.
Jupiter and Trojan Asteroid Explorer (139 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mission that would have flown with the also cancelled Jupiter Magnetospheric Orbiter (JMO). Originally, it was intended as part of the Europa Jupiter System
Pioneer Venus project (188 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Main articles: Pioneer Venus Orbiter and Pioneer Venus Multiprobe The Pioneer Venus project was part of the Pioneer program consisting of two spacecraft
Pioneer Venus project (188 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Main articles: Pioneer Venus Orbiter and Pioneer Venus Multiprobe The Pioneer Venus project was part of the Pioneer program consisting of two spacecraft
Ptichka (Buran-class spacecraft) (397 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
IPA: [ˈptʲitɕkə], Little Bird) is an informal nickname for the second space shuttle orbiter to be produced as part of the Soviet/Russian Buran program. It carried
Space Shuttle Endeavour (2,704 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Space Shuttle Endeavour (Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-105) is a retired orbiter from NASA's Space Shuttle program and the fifth and final operational
1977 in spaceflight (168 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
out of the space shuttle orbiter, Voyager 1 and Voyager space probes were launched. NASA received the space shuttle orbiter later named Enterprise, on
Europa (moon) (8,050 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
with concepts for a Europa flyby (Europa Clipper), and a Europa orbiter. The orbiter element option concentrates on the "ocean" science, while the multiple-flyby
Voyager program (Mars) (343 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
was changed to have both an orbiter and lander. This required the use of a Saturn V to launch two probes at once. The orbiter would have been a modified
Bernard (crater) (904 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Reconnaissance Orbiter). Close up of part of floor of Bernard Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Close
Space Shuttle Discovery (1,876 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Space Shuttle Discovery (Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-103) is one of the orbiters from NASA's Space Shuttle program and the third of five built. Its
List of interplanetary voyages (144 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
returned signals from the surface of Venus for 23 minutes. [5] Mars 2 Orbiter and Lander Mars 19 May 1971 27 November 1971 impact 193 days (6 months
Phaethontis quadrangle (5,345 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
area, called Terra Sirenum lies in this quadrangle; Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter discovered iron/magnesium smectites there. Part of this quadrangle contains
Mars Next Generation (581 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
including a launch vehicle, would probably limit the next mission to an orbiter. Near-term ideas will be taken into consideration for early mission planning
Alien Planet (1,804 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in 42 years. Upon reaching orbit, it deploys the Darwin Reconnaissance Orbiter, which looks for potential landing sites for the probes. The first probe
C/2013 A1 (2,745 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Odyssey, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and MAVEN—as well as ESA's orbiter, Mars Express, and ISRO's satellite, the Mars Orbiter Mission, reported a healthy
STS-52 (413 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
STS-52 was a Space Transportation System (NASA Space Shuttle) mission using orbiter Columbia, and was launched on 22 October 1992. Primary mission
Eridania quadrangle (3,783 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Reconnaissance Orbiter). Dunes and dust devil tracks on floor of Huggins Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Dark streaks
Buran programme (5,525 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
article is about the Soviet/Russian reusable space programme. For the orbiter launched in 1988 see Buran (spacecraft). For other uses, see Buran (disambiguation)
Maja Valles (330 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
shaped islands caused by flood waters from Maja Valles, as seen by Viking Orbiter. Image is located in Oxia Palus quadrangle. Streamlined islands
Stickney (crater) (448 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Stickney nearly destroying the moon. However, evidence from the Mars Express orbiter indicate that they are unrelated to Stickney and may have been formed by
Jupiter (10,755 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the early Pioneer and Voyager flyby missions and later by the Galileo orbiter. The most recent probe to visit Jupiter was the New Horizons spacecraft
Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (614 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(CRISM) is a visible-infrared spectrometer aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter searching for mineralogic indications of past and present water on Mars
Space Shuttle program (4,812 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
administered by NASA and officially beginning in 1972. The winged Space Shuttle orbiter—which was launched with two reusable solid rocket boosters and a disposable
Space Shuttle Pathfinder (577 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Space Shuttle Orbiter Pathfinder (honorary Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-098) is a Space Shuttle test simulator made of steel and wood. Constructed
Inuvik (crater) (81 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Mars Express Mars flyby Mars landing Mars Odyssey Mars Orbiter Mission Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter HiRISE Mars rover Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity
Dust devil tracks (400 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
combined data from the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) and the Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) found that some large dust devils on Mars have a diameter
Arandas (crater) (616 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
(on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Gullies in Arandas Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an enlargement
Booster separation motor (174 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
motors that separated the reusable solid rocket boosters (SRB) from the orbiter after SRB burnout. Eight booster separation motors were attached to each
List of NASA missions (1,734 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Laboratory (GRAIL) -Lunar Orbiter program Lunar Orbiter 1 Lunar Orbiter 2 Lunar Orbiter 3 Lunar Orbiter 4 Lunar Orbiter 5 - Lunar Precursor Robotic
Europa Multiple-Flyby Mission (3,004 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Europa were initially conceived with projects such as Europa Orbiter and Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter, in which a spacecraft would be injected into orbit around
Project Orbiter (690 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Project Orbiter was a proposed United States spacecraft, an early competitor to Project Vanguard. It was jointly run by the United States Army and United
Moon Impact Probe (1,408 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
lunar probe that was released by ISRO's Chandrayaan-1 lunar remote sensing orbiter which in turn was launched, on 22 October 2008, aboard a modified version
Iapygia quadrangle (1,938 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Dunes on floor of Jarry-Desloges Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an
Elysium Mons (244 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Elysium Mons was discovered in 1972 in images returned by the Mariner 9 orbiter. The terrestrial volcano Emi Koussi (in Chad) has been studied as an analog
Ptolemaeus (Martian crater) (469 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Portion of Ptolemaeus Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Parts of the North and south rim are visible—at top and bottom of photo
Trans-Mars injection (129 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
such as that used by the NASA MAVEN orbiter, or a series of perigee kicks, such as that used by the ISRO Mars Orbiter Mission. Trans Earth Injection Trans-lunar
Kinkora (crater) (661 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Kinkora Crate,r as seen by CTX camera on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. The density of impact craters is used to determine the surface ages
Fesenkov (Martian crater) (216 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Fesenkov Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Central peak is visible in the center. Dark spot is dark, basalt sand
Canso (crater) (304 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
impact. Canso Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Canso Crater North Wall and Floor, as seen by HiRISE. The
Phobos monolith (410 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
International Mars Exploration). The PRIME mission would be composed of an orbiter and lander, and each would carry four instruments designed to study various
Wislicenus (crater) (825 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
side of Wislicenus Crater as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Wislicenus Crater contains layers, also called strata. Many
Journey to Enceladus and Titan (796 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
habitability potential of Enceladus and Titan, moons of Saturn. The JET orbiter concept was proposed in 2011 by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory to NASA's
Thila (crater) (264 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
impact. Thila Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). The density of impact craters is used to determine the surface ages
Porter (Martian crater) (794 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Reconnaissance Orbiter). Gullies are visible in the upper left. Gullies in Porter Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note:
Seasonal flows on warm Martian slopes (1,339 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Observations from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have revealed what is possibly flowing water during the warmest months on Mars. Research suggests
Face on Moon South Pole (132 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that was detected automatically in an image from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter by a computer system using face recognition technologies, as a result of
Rings of Jupiter (5,199 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1 space probe and thoroughly investigated in the 1990s by the Galileo orbiter. It has also been observed by the Hubble Space Telescope and from Earth
Swiss cheese features (334 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to the holes in Swiss cheese. They were first seen in 2000 using Mars Orbiter Camera imagery. They are typically a few hundred meters across and 8 metres
Hecates Tholus (287 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the west-northwest of Hecates Tholus. Mars Global Surveyor Mars Orbiter Camera image. Ancient alien theorists theorize with no proof what
Lockyer (Martian crater) (328 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
the impact. Lockyer, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Lockyer's central hills, as seen by HiRISE. Layers
Dilly (crater) (259 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
impact. Dilly Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). The density of impact craters is used to determine the surface ages
Grindavik (crater) (258 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Grindavik Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). The density of impact craters is used to determine the surface ages