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Orbiter (210 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

about a general type of spacecraft. For other uses, see Orbiter (disambiguation). An orbiter is a spacecraft that orbits a planet or other celestial body
Orbiter (simulator) (1,842 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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 (2,322 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 (2,093 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 5 (277 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
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
Jupiter Ganymede Orbiter (94 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ganymede Orbiter was a part of the international Europa Jupiter System Mission (EJSM). The Jupiter Ganymede Orbiter (JGO) was a proposed orbiter probe by
Orbiter Processing Facility (743 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
Solar Orbiter (584 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
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
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
Uranus orbiter and probe (286 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A Uranus orbiter and probe is a proposed mission to probe Uranus, its atmosphere, rings, and moons, was recommended to NASA in 2011 by its Planetary Science
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (2,265 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
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
Timeline of Solar System exploration (3,063 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
BepiColombo (1,878 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 Telecommunications Orbiter (503 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Mars Telecommunications Orbiter was a cancelled Mars mission that was originally intended to launch in 2009 and would have established an Interplanetary
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (6,324 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other Mars orbiters, see Mars Orbiter (disambiguation). Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) is a multipurpose spacecraft designed to conduct reconnaissance
Orbiter (comics) (860 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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
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
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
Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (485 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
Space Shuttle orbiter (3,571 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
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
Extended Duration Orbiter (1,042 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
Breitling Orbiter (881 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
Jupiter Europa Orbiter (97 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
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
Jupiter Magnetospheric Orbiter (366 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 an orbiter probe proposed by the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), as the Japanese contribution
Orbiter (Canada's Wonderland) (527 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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
2001 Mars Odyssey (1,722 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
Mars Orbiter Mission (4,438 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
MELOS (321 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 that would investigate the evolution of
Pioneer Venus Orbiter (825 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
Mars (16,064 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
orbit – the Mars Odyssey, Mars Express, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, MAVEN and Mars Orbiter Mission – and two on the surface – Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity
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;
Timeline of artificial satellites and space probes (73 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
Viking program (3,003 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
LEO (spacecraft) (383 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
LEO (Lunarer Erkundungsorbiter; English: Lunar Exploration Orbiter) was the name of a proposed German mission to the Moon, announced by the German Aerospace
Aeronautics Defense Orbiter (321 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
Venera 9 (729 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
Space Shuttle Challenger (1,303 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 (3,549 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
lander and orbiter, which is slated to launch in 2016. Germany also announced in March 2007 that it would launch a national lunar orbiter, LEO in 2012
Phobos And Deimos & Mars Environment (473 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 will address longstanding unknowns about Mars' two moons Phobos
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 Kaguya (SELENE) moon orbiter. The orbiter will
MAKS (spacecraft) (241 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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 (2,534 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
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
Viking 2 (2,117 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 3 (1,506 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
spacecraft Mars 2. The probes were identical spacecraft, each consisting of an orbiter and an attached lander. After Mars 2 crash-landed on the martian surface
HiWish program (204 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. The first images were released
Neptune Orbiter (1,072 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 planet
Space Shuttle (13,387 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
minutes and 23 seconds during missions. Shuttle components included the Orbiter Vehicle (OV), a pair of recoverable solid rocket boosters (SRBs), and the
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
Hartwig (Martian crater) (323 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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
Mars 2 (1,307 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2 and Mars 3 missions consisted of identical spacecraft, each with an orbiter and an attached lander. They were launched by a Proton-K heavy launch vehicle
Astro Orbiter (1,086 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
Orbiter Boom Sensor System (693 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
List of Solar System probes (3,351 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Flyby: The probe flies by a astronomical body, but does not orbit it Orbiter: Part of a probe that orbits an astronomical body Lander: Part of a probe
Echo Orbiter (1,289 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
Lipik (crater) (285 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an enlargement of previous image. Lipik Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).
STS-3xx (2,285 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
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
Pickering (Martian crater) (210 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Lava flows on floor of Pickering Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Lava flowed in crater
SELENE (1,710 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
after the legendary Japanese moon princess, was the second Japanese lunar orbiter spacecraft. Produced by the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science
Space Shuttle Enterprise (3,084 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
Cassini–Huygens (8,522 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in 1997 after nearly two decades of development, it includes a Saturn orbiter and an atmospheric probe/lander for the moon Titan called Huygens, which
Mars Express (5,124 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
Boeddicker (crater) (93 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Orbiter). Enlargement of previous image showing dunes on floor of Boeddicker Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter)
Galle (Martian crater) (372 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Part of Galle Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). The right eye and mouth are
MAVEN (1,908 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
Venus (10,971 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) (637 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Global Surveyor Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) in 2003, and was subsequently imaged at higher resolution by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter High Resolution Imaging
Akatsuki (spacecraft) (2,182 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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
Space Shuttle Columbia (3,770 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
HiRISE (1,933 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
Approach and Landing Tests (1,209 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
Viking 1 (2,386 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
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
Arkhangelsky (crater) (259 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Reconnaissance Orbiter). Dark spots are dunes. Dunes in Arkhargelsky Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this
Baltisk (crater) (432 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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).
Exploration of Mars (8,525 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2006, the NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) probe arrived in orbit to conduct a two-year science survey. The orbiter began mapping the Martian terrain
Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter (884 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
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
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
Warrego Valles (190 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 Observer (2,113 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
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
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
Orbiter (ride) (182 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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
Phaethontis quadrangle (4,440 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
Chandrayaan-2 (1,421 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 missions to the Moon (1,488 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. 
Unmanned spacecraft (812 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
Hiten (564 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.
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
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
Androgynous Peripheral Attach System (861 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
Cerulli (crater) (481 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Reconnaissance Orbiter. Remains of ancient glacier on western wall of Cerulli Crater, as seen by CTX camera on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Note: this
Mars Scout Program (607 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
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
Eridania quadrangle (3,550 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
Spacecraft (3,195 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
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
Lowell (Martian crater) (331 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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
Radau (crater) (293 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Dunes in Radau Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an enlargement
Milankovic (Martian crater) (352 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
camera on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Milankovic Crater, as seen by CTX camera on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Dark dots in center are dunes
Rahe (crater) (471 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Delta in Rahe Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an enlargement
Bonestell (crater) (395 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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 find links to 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
Bond (crater) (97 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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
McLaughlin (Martian crater) (149 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
McLaughlin, an American astronomer (1901-1965). The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has found evidence that the water came from beneath the surface between
Curie (Martian crater) (315 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Channels in Curie Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an enlargement
Kaiser (crater) (308 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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
Spallanzani (Martian crater) (504 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Layers in Spallanzani Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an enlargement
McMurdo (crater) (509 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
below. McMurdo Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Short dark streaks are dark fans caused by outgassing of carbon
Fenagh (crater) (293 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Reconnaissance Orbiter). Fenagh Crater with ejecta showing ring mold crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this
Eddie (crater) (156 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
impact. Eddie Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Eddie Crater central peak in Elysium quadrangle, as seen by
Obiter dictum (1,372 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"
Sharonov (Martian crater) (118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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
Space Shuttle Endeavour (2,629 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
Europa (moon) (8,357 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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
Argyre quadrangle (2,792 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
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Semeykin Crater, as seen by CTX camera on(Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). The density of impact craters is used to determine the surface ages
Dromore (crater) (107 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
bedrock. Dromore Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Planetary nomenclature Impact crater List of craters on Mars Water
Kepler (Martian crater) (110 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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 find links to article
spacecraft was photographed during landing by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, and was captured parachuting in the line of sight to the crater. While
List of interplanetary voyages (144 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
object to reach the surface of Mars. The orbiter continued operating until 22 August 1972. [6] [7] Mars 3 Orbiter and Lander Mars 28 May 1971 2 December
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Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Arrows indicate old glaciers. Kufra Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Arrows indicate
Don Quijote (spacecraft) (849 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
successfully deflect an asteroid on a collision course with Earth. The orbiter is being designed to last for seven years. The mission is still in the
Alien Planet (1,798 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
Green (Martian crater) (1,039 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Green Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Dark dots are dunes.
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16) 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.
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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.
Thaumasia quadrangle (2,436 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
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
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Space Shuttle Discovery (Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-103) is one of the three orbiters from NASA's Space Shuttle program and the third of five built
Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (612 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
Ganymede (moon) (7,638 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
NASA-led Jupiter Europa Orbiter, the ESA-led Jupiter Ganymede Orbiter, and possibly a JAXA-led Jupiter Magnetospheric Orbiter. ESA's contribution faced
Bernard (crater) (904 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Reconnaissance Orbiter). Close up of part of floor of Bernard Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Close
Space Shuttle program (4,709 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with the program officially beginning in 1972. The winged Space Shuttle orbiter was launched vertically, usually carrying four to seven astronauts (though
Europa Lander (258 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Europa Lander is a proposed orbiter/lander by the Russian Federal Space Agency designed to study the Jovian Moon system, and explore Europa. The Europa
List of missions to Mars (574 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mars and its moons have been a target for many spacecraft, with flyby, orbiter, lander and rover missions visiting the planet. In addition, two spacecraft
Voyager program (Mars) (343 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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
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
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
Rings of Jupiter (5,173 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
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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
C/2013 A1 (2,737 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
Europa Lander (258 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Europa Lander is a proposed orbiter/lander by the Russian Federal Space Agency designed to study the Jovian Moon system, and explore Europa. The Europa
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
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motors that separated the reusable solid rocket boosters (SRB) from the orbiter after SRB burnout. Eight booster separation motors were attached to each
Mars landing (2,465 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
orbiter and NASA's Mars Climate Orbiter, Mars Polar Lander, and Deep Space 2 penetrators all suffering various terminal errors. Mars Climate Orbiter is
Lunar north pole (99 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
October 2015. Colonization of the Moon polar regions Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Selenography Staff (2012). "Icebreaker: Prospecting the Moon". Astrobotic
Stickney (crater) (448 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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
Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project (4,057 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project (LOIRP) is a project funded by NASA, SkyCorp, SpaceRef Interactive, and private individuals to digitize the original
Luna programme (595 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
between 1959 and 1976. Fifteen were successful, each designed as either an orbiter or lander, and accomplished many firsts in space exploration. They also
List of NASA cancellations (69 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Laser Interferometer Space Antenna - 2011 Space Interferometry Mission - 2010 Mars Telecommunications Orbiter - 2009 Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter - 2005
Mars Next Generation (604 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
including a launch rocket, would probably limit the next mission to an orbiter. Near-term ideas will be taken into consideration for early mission planning
Proximity-1 Space Link Protocol (213 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
between a lander and an orbiter, negotiate data rate and communications mode, and reliably deliver data during short orbiter-to-surface contacts. Developed
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
Arandas (crater) (607 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Gullies in Arandas Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an enlargement
Dust devil tracks (369 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
Space Shuttle external tank (4,839 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
oxidizer under pressure to the three Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSME) in the orbiter. The ET was jettisoned just over 10 seconds after MECO (Main Engine Cut
List of NASA missions (1,738 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
Chandrayaan programme (220 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The programme incorporates a lunar orbiter and future lunar lander & rover spacecraft. The Chandrayaan (Indian Lunar
List of space shuttle rollbacks (93 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
No. Date Orbiter Mission Reason Description 1 1983-10-19 Columbia STS-9 Inspection failure Suspect exhaust nozzle on right solid rocket booster. Columbia
Face on Moon South Pole (131 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
Lunar Precursor Robotic Program (1,087 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
missions to the Moon by 2010. Two LPRP missions, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) and the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS),
Iapygia quadrangle (1,921 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 (onMars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an
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
Space Shuttle Atlantis (3,234 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Space Shuttle Atlantis (Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV‑104) was a Space Shuttle orbiter belonging to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Porter (Martian crater) (794 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Reconnaissance Orbiter). Gullies are visible in the upper left. Gullies in Porter Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note:
Jezero (crater) (337 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
minerals have been detected in and around the crater. The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter identified smectite clays. Clays form in the presence of water, so this
Púnsk (crater) (265 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
impact. Punsk Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). The density of impact craters is used to determine the surface ages
Persbo (crater) (648 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
impact. Persbo Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Persbo Crater Foor, as seen by HiRISE. Scale bar is 500 meters
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
Mohawk (crater) (373 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
impact. Mohawk Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). The density of impact craters is used to determine the surface ages
Moon (14,918 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
co-launched the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) and the LCROSS impactor and follow-up observation orbiter on 18 June 2009; LCROSS completed its mission
Ptolemaeus (Martian crater) (469 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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
Syrtis Major quadrangle (2,720 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
5265; 90.4295). High-resolution images captured by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter identified the lost probe, which appears to be intact. (see discovery images
Kinkora (crater) (661 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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 find links to 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
Seasonal flows on warm Martian slopes (1,300 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
Inuvik (crater) (81 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mars Express Mars flyby Mars landing Mars Odyssey Mars Orbiter Mission Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter HiRISE Mars rover Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity
Galaxy Orbiter (101 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Galaxy Orbiter is a steel spinning roller coaster at Galaxyland amusement park in West Edmonton Mall, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was built by German
Cydonia (region of Mars) (2,157 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
reduce the number to five distinct images. The Mission to Mars: Viking Orbiter Images of Mars CD-ROM set image numbers for these are: 035A72 (VO-1010)
Fretted terrain (1,308 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
scientists could not be sure. Even after the Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) took a variety of pictures of fretted terrain, experts could
Wirtz (crater) (576 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Gullies in Writz Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an enlargement
Asimov (crater) (1,207 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Layers and gullies in Asimov crater, as seen by CTX camera on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Note: this is an enlargement
STS-1 (2,109 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was the first orbital flight of NASA's Space Shuttle program. The first orbiter, Columbia, launched on 12 April 1981 and returned on 14 April, 54.5 hours
Mars program (2,136 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to launch larger 5 tonne spacecraft, consisting of an orbiter and a lander to Mars. The orbiter bus design was likely somewhat rushed into service and
AIDA (spacecraft) (223 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
'DART' (an asteroid impact probe developed by NASA) and 'AIM' (an asteroid orbiter developed by ESA). The target is 65803 Didymos, a binary system in which
Penticton (crater) (809 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
evidence for recent flowing liquid was found there. The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter discovered changes on the wall of Penticton Crater between 1999 and 2004
Amenthes quadrangle (1,624 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
5265; 90.4295). High-resolution images captured by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter identified the lost probe, which appears to be intact. (see discovery images