The Viking Program

Design № 29937

The Viking program consisted of a pair of American space probes sent to Mars, 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 to study the planet from the surface. The orbiters also served as communication relays for the landers once they touched down.

This patch is an old school Schiffli emblem hand cut.

 

Approximately 4” Diameter

$ 8

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