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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) (1,858 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
ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (2,226 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 program (2,394 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
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
Venus orbiter mission (140 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Venus orbiter mission is a proposed orbiter to Venus by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to study the atmosphere of Venus. If funded
Geocentric orbit (1,615 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
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (6,647 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 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
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
Uranus orbiter and probe (759 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Uranus orbiter and probe, also known as Uranus Pathfinder by the European Space Agency, is a concept study by NASA and ESA on a mission to the planet
Mars Climate Orbiter (1,795 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
Nansen (Martian crater) (136 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
(on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). East side of Nansen Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Small channels
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
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
Mars Telecommunications Orbiter (585 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
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
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
Timeline of Solar System exploration (3,054 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 (2,039 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
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 Reconnaissance Orbiter (2,515 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 polar mapping orbit. The LRO mission is
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
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
Space Shuttle orbiter (3,649 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
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
Pioneer Venus Orbiter (841 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
Extended Duration Orbiter (1,048 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 (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
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
Mars 2022 (525 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Mars 2022 orbiter is a concept study by NASA to develop a Mars communications satellite with a modest mapping capability payload, and propelled by
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
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 Orbiter Mission (5,407 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
Rayleigh (Martian crater) (184 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
(on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Layers in Rayleigh crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an enlargement
MELOS (435 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
name of a proposed Japanese mission to Mars. It started as a combined orbiter and lander mission called Mars Explorations with Landers and Orbiters,
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
Trumpler (Martian crater) (216 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Trumpler Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Dark band near the top is defrosting dunes. Enlargement of dunes
2001 Mars Odyssey (1,776 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
failures of Mars Climate Orbiter and Mars Polar Lander in late 1999. Subsequently, the name 2001 Mars Odyssey was selected for the orbiter as a specific tribute
Clark (Martian crater) (186 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Reconnaissance Orbiter). Dust devil tracks just outside north rim of Clark Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this
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
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;
Jupiter Europa Orbiter (182 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
Viking program (2,934 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
Mars 2 (1,373 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
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
South (Martian crater) (551 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
like the holes in Swiss cheese. They were first seen in 2000 using Mars Orbiter Camera imagery. They are usually a few hundred meters across and 8 metres
Exploration of the Moon (3,147 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
Space Shuttle Challenger (1,352 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Space Shuttle Challenger (Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-099) was the second orbiter of NASA's space shuttle program to be put into service following
Laplace-P (632 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Laplace-P (formerly called Europa Lander) is a proposed orbiter and lander by the Russian Federal Space Agency designed to study the Jovian moon system
Mars Surveyor '98 program (448 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 (2,049 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 (1,470 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
Mare Australe quadrangle (2,806 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
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
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
Mars (17,537 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
Venera 9 (705 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 (13,466 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
Timeline of artificial satellites and space probes (83 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mars 4 orbiter 1973  USSR Mars Success Mars 5 orbiter 1973  USSR Mars Failure Mars 6 orbiter and lander 1973  USSR Mars Failure Mars 7 orbiter and lander
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
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).
Crommelin (Martian crater) (435 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
Playfair (Martian crater) (265 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Playfair (Martian crater), as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Dark dots are places where frost has disappeared. Defrosting
Phillips (Martian crater) (163 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Reconnaissance Orbiter). Phillips Crater showing polygons with ice in cracks between polygons, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note
Keeler (Martian crater) (186 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Keeler Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Enlargement of dunes along northern wall (near top of image)
Venus (12,883 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the first detailed maps did not emerge until the arrival of the Magellan orbiter in 1991. Plans have been proposed for rovers or more complex missions,
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
Wright (Martian crater) (149 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Reconnaissance Orbiter). Floor of Wright Crater, showing dust devil tracks, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this
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
Schmidt (Martian crater) (221 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Schmidt (Martian crater), as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Arrows indicate the north and south rims of crater. Dunes and
Bamberg (crater) (201 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
in Germany. CTX images and HiRISE images from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have shown that the crater contains gullies. Martian Gullies are believed
Jeans (Martian crater) (216 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Reconnaissance Orbiter). Jeans crater showing layers and dark spots from frost disappearing, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note:
List of Solar System probes (3,350 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
Chincoteague (crater) (130 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Reconnaissance Orbiter). Gullies on western wall of Chincoteague Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is
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 (717 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
Winds Italia Orbiter (357 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Winds Italia Orbiter is a family of Italian paramotors that were designed by Randy Haney and produced by his company Winds Italia of Bologna for powered
Av8er Orbiter (308 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Av8er Orbiter is a British paramotor that was designed by Paul Taylor and produced by Av8er Limited of Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire for powered
SELENE (1,691 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
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
Venera 10 (512 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
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
Cassini–Huygens (8,738 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
Weinbaum (crater) (180 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
Mars Express (5,161 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
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
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]
Viking 1 (2,346 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
STS-3xx (2,303 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
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
Liu Hsin (crater) (359 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Dunes in Liu Hsin Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Dark lines are dust devil
List of missions to the Moon (2,485 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. 
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
Exploration of Mars (9,435 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
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
Hooke (Martian crater) (176 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Reconnaissance Orbiter). Dark places are dunes. Dust devil tracks in and around Hooke Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note:
Danielson (crater) (320 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
side of Danielson Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Danielson has a great deal of regular layering. Some of the
Baldet (Martian crater) (151 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Channels on North wall of Baldet Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an
Sinton (crater) (395 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Channels just to south of Cinton Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). These were created
Holmes (crater) (150 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
side of Holmes (crater), as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). The density of impact craters is used to determine the surface ages
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
Steno (Martian crater) (143 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Steno (Martian crater), as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). The density of impact craters is used to determine the surface ages
Space Shuttle Columbia (3,859 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Space Shuttle Columbia (Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-102) was the first space-rated orbiter in NASA's Space Shuttle fleet. It launched for the first
Ross (Martian crater) (272 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Gullies on southern wall of Ross Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an
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
Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter (1,121 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
Akatsuki (spacecraft) (2,649 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Akatsuki. Akatsuki (あかつき, 暁?, "Dawn"), also known as the Venus Climate Orbiter (VCO) and Planet-C, is a Japanese (JAXA) space probe tasked to study the
Firsoff (crater) (1,014 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Reconnaissance Orbiter). Close-up of southern part of Firsoff Crater showing layers, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this
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
Hiten (572 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 (はごろも, named after the feather mantle of Hiten), into lunar orbit
List of missions to Mars (1,313 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
Europa Multiple-Flyby Mission (3,029 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Clipper) is an interplanetary mission in development by NASA comprising an orbiter and a lander. Set for a launch in the 2020s (around 2022), the spacecraft
Chandrayaan-2 (1,408 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 planning
MAVEN (2,140 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
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
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
Space Shuttle Enterprise (3,238 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
764832; -74.000763 The Space Shuttle Enterprise (Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-101) was the first orbiter of the Space Shuttle system. Rolled out on September
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
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
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
List of Mars orbiters (625 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mars from orbit. On 12 August 2005, NASA launched Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO). As MRO entered orbit in 2006, it joined three other active spacecraft
Cruls (Martian crater) (133 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Crater, HiRISE, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Cruls Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Arrows indicate old glaciers.
Copernicus (Martian crater) (606 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Reconnaissance Orbiter). Dust devil tracks on floor of Copernicus Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is
Mars Scout Program (705 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
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
ExoMars (4,228 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
spacecraft elements to be sent to Mars on two launches. The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) and an EDM stationary lander called 'Schiaparelli' are planned for
NASA (8,823 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
first known human space flight. Its major components were a spaceplane orbiter with an external fuel tank and two solid-fuel launch rockets at its side
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) (508 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
ODINUS (182 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of orbiters. The ODINUS mission concept proposes to expand the Uranus orbiter and probe mission to twin spacecraft— dubbed Freyr and Freyja, the twin
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
Quenisset (crater) (177 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Northeast rim of Quenisset Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an enlargement
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)
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
Hussey (crater) (138 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Reconnaissance Orbiter). Dark dots are dunes. Dune field in Hussey Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is
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
STS-8 (3,754 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
communications and weather observation satellite, which was released by the orbiter and boosted into a geostationary orbit. The secondary payload, replacing
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
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
Sklodowska (Martian crater) (290 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Sklodowska Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Small channels are visible along the eroded, southern rim. Channels
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
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
Arrhenius (Martian crater) (110 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Arrhenius Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Glacial features in Arrhenius Crater, as seen by HiRISE under
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
Bonestell (crater) (386 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
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
Mangalyaan 2 (234 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
consist of an orbiter, and may include a lander and a rover. After ISRO's successful launch and orbit of Mars by its first probe, the Mars Orbiter Mission
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
Mars Observer (2,119 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 robotic space probe launched by NASA on September 25, 1992 to study
Spacecraft (3,178 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
Phobos And Deimos & Mars Environment (943 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
Timeline of Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (911 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
Project Orbiter (682 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
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
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.
Halley (Martian crater) (70 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
East side of Halley Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).
Peridier (crater) (71 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Peridier Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).
Obiter dictum (1,365 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"
Hadley (crater) (87 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Hadley Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).
Burton (crater) (71 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Middle section of Burton Crater, showing central mound, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).
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
Mars program (2,142 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
Martz (crater) (79 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Martz Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).
Rossby (crater) (76 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
West side of Rossby Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).
Thaumasia quadrangle (2,642 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
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
Vinogradov (crater) (87 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Vinogradov Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).
Redi (crater) (90 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Part of Redi Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter)
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
Venera 16 (454 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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.
Space Shuttle Endeavour (2,782 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
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.
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 program (4,914 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
officially beginning in 1972. The Space Shuttle system—composed of an orbiter launched with two reusable solid rocket boosters and a disposable external
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).
Phaethontis quadrangle (5,402 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
Europa (moon) (8,068 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
HiWish program (3,183 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
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
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
Space Shuttle Discovery (1,875 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
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
Fenagh (crater) (85 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
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
Marth (Martian crater) (102 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Opportunity observed Mars Express Mars Odyssey Mars Orbiter Mission Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter HiRISE HiWish program Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity
C/2013 A1 (2,747 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
Maraldi (Martian crater) (63 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Opportunity observed Mars Express Mars Odyssey Mars Orbiter Mission Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter HiRISE HiWish program Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity
Wells (crater) (78 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Opportunity observed Mars Express Mars Odyssey Mars Orbiter Mission Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter HiRISE HiWish program Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity
STS-74 (2,041 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
management of the various scientific experiments being carried on the orbiter during the mission. Preparation of Atlantis itself for mission STS-74 began
Eridania quadrangle (3,853 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
Mars Next Generation (602 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
Jones (crater) (50 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Opportunity observed Mars Express Mars Odyssey Mars Orbiter Mission Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter HiRISE HiWish program Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity
Teisserenc de Bort (Martian crater) (84 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Opportunity observed Mars Express Mars Odyssey Mars Orbiter Mission Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter HiRISE HiWish program Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity
Wallace (Martian crater) (77 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Opportunity observed Mars Express Mars Odyssey Mars Orbiter Mission Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter HiRISE HiWish program Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity