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  Viking   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
The Viking mission to Mars sent twin spacecraft to the Red Planet.
This image shows a model of one of the Viking spacecraft, each of which was made of two parts: an orbiter and a lander.
Once the Viking orbiters were attached to their lander pods they were positioned inside the nose cones of Titan Centaur launch vehicles.
pds.jpl.nasa.gov /planets/welcome/viking.htm   (369 words)

 Viking Missions to Mars: A Look Back
Viking 1's first pictures from the Martian surface showed a reddish sky and rust-colored rocks and soil.
The Viking missions detected evidence of water ice in the northern polar cap and large areas of permafrost.
Viking data revealed that Mars' thin atmosphere is mostly carbon dioxide and could not support human life.
www.space.com /news/spacehistory/viking_look_back_000621.html   (390 words)

 Army Technology - Viking (BvS10) Armoured All Terrain Vehicle
Viking (BvS10) is a fully amphibious armoured all-terrain vehicle, which consists of two tracked vehicle units linked by a steering mechanism.
The Viking vehicle, which can operate in temperatures from -46°C to +46°C, was selected for its multi-role and worldwide operational capability in jungle, desert and Arctic conditions and for rapid deployment.
The Viking's speed on flat terrain is comparable to that of a modern infantry fighting vehicle.
www.army-technology.com /projects/viking   (1215 words)

NASA's Viking Mission to Mars was composed of two spacecraft, Viking 1 and Viking 2.
Viking 1 was launched on August 20, 1975 and arrived at Mars on June 19, 1976.
Viking 2 entered Mars orbit on August 7, 1976 and the Viking Lander 2 touched down at Utopia Planitia on September 3, 1976.
www.solarviews.com /eng/viking.htm   (757 words)

 About Us - Viking - Penguin Group (USA)
In 1956, Iris Murdoch joined Viking for the first of her many novels with The Flight From the Enchanter, and the classic novel of the Beat Generation, On the Road by Jack Kerouac, was published by Viking in 1957, followed one year later by The Dharma Bums.
Viking is recognized for nurturing and increasing the visibility of its established and more prominent authors, while orchestrating the successful launch of new and relatively unknown writers.
Viking books are distinguished by their quality and endurance—a fact underscored by the long-term paperback success of many of its titles in its sister imprint Penguin.
us.penguingroup.com /static/html/aboutus/adult/viking.html   (1006 words)

The Viking missions to Mars were part of a series of U.S. efforts to explore and better understand the red planet.
Viking 1 was launched on Aug. 20, 1975, followed later that year on Sep. 9 by Viking 2.
Viking 1 landed on the western slope of Chryse Planitia (the Plains of Gold) at 22.3 degrees N latitude, 48.0 degrees longitude.
www.windows.ucar.edu /tour/link=/space_missions/viking.html   (306 words)

 Viking Mars Lander - Milestones of Flight
wo Viking landers were the first spacecraft to conduct prolonged scientific studies on the surface of another planet.
Viking 1 landed on July 20, 1976; Viking 2 landed on September 3.
Biological experiments on the Viking landers did not detect signs of life or any of the organic compounds that are abundant on Earth.
www.nasm.si.edu /exhibitions/gal100/viking.html   (294 words)

 Viking - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Normans, however, descended from Scandinavian Vikings and the indigenous population of Neustria that were granted parts of northern France (Normandy) in the 8th century (of note is that William the Conquerer's grandfather was a Viking).
The Britons of Cornwall allied with the Vikings in an unavailing attempt to expel the Saxons from Cornwall in 838.
Wales was not colonised by the Vikings as heavily as eastern England and Ireland.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Viking   (5123 words)

 NASA - Viking
In the late 1960s, NASA began planning the Viking Mission to Mars, the primary goal of which was to determine whether life existed on Mars.
Viking 2 was launched Sept. 9, 1975 and entered Mars orbit on Aug. 7, 1976.
The Viking 2 Orbiter was powered down on July 25, 1978 after 706 orbits, and the Viking 1 Orbiter on Aug. 17, 1980, after more than 1,400 orbits.
www.nasa.gov /mission_pages/viking   (530 words)

 BBC - History - Vikings
The ferocious, warlike reputation of the Vikings is based on what we know of their weapons and battle tactics.
The Vikings are broadly viewed as pagan plunderers, but they were quick to adopt Christianity alongside their own gods.
Discover how the Vikings learned to strike their own coinage, in a bid to convert from 'barbarians' to 'civilised' rulers.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/ancient/vikings   (254 words)

 Welcome to Viking Nordic Vermont's Best Family Cross Country Skiing Fun!
Viking Nordic's wooded trails gently roll through classic Vermont countryside - beaver ponds, meadows and scenic overlooks.
Viking aims to be Number One with kids!
Viking has been hosting Bill Koch Youth Ski League (BKL) for the past 25 years.
www.vikingnordic.com   (287 words)

 Mars Exploration: Missions
NASA's Viking Project found a place in history when it became the first mission to land a spacecraft safely on the surface of Mars and return images of the surface.
The Viking 1 lander touched down on the western slope of Chryse Planitia (the Plains of Gold), while the Viking 2 lander settled down at Utopia Planitia.
Viking Orbiter 1 continued for four years and 1,489 orbits of Mars, concluding its mission August 7, 1980, while Viking Orbiter 2 functioned until July 25, 1978.
mars.jpl.nasa.gov /missions/past/viking.html   (378 words)

 Viking Engineering and Development, Inc. - The Source for Automation - The world's largest manufacturer of automated ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Viking Engineering and Development, Inc. - The Source for Automation - The world's largest manufacturer of automated fastening systems for pallet assembly and wall panel assembly.
Viking Engineering and Development, Inc. is the world's largest manufacturer of automated fastening systems for pallet assembly and wall panel assembly.
Viking® automation technology can be applied to the assembly of other wood products including fencing and specialty containers.
www.vikingeng.com   (90 words)

 Tire Sealant: Prevent flat tires Viking Seal Tire Sealant - Since 1995   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Viking Seal Tire Sealant is a flat tire preventative and tire life enhancer that is installed quickly and easily through the valve stem of the tire.
Viking Seal Tire Sealant also enhances the life of your tire in two ways: by dissipating the heat caused by road friction thereby allowing tires to run cooler, and by maintaining proper air pressure by preventing porosity, bead and valve stem leaks.
Installing Viking Seal Tire Sealant in your car or truck tires before a flat tire occurs helps insure that you and your family will not be placed in a potentially life-threatening situation due to a flat tire.
www.vikingseal.com   (489 words)

 Viking Line
Viking Line's fleet is the most youthful on the Baltic Sea.
Whatever the taste, Viking Line has plenty to offer from gourmet to buffet, from happy hour to a late night drink.
Viking Line's modern safety technology guarantees that our customers can just lie back and enjoy the cruise.
www.vikingline.fi /index.asp?lang=en   (152 words)

 Happy Anniversary, Viking Lander
Viking mission planners liked it because it was flat and seemed to offer a safe landing spot.
Indeed, Viking 2 settled with one leg on a rock tilted at 8 degrees.
The Viking landers were successful in so many ways, but they may be remembered best as the first space probes to conduct on-the-spot biological tests for life on another planet.
science.nasa.gov /headlines/y2001/ast20jul_1.htm?list27016   (1801 words)

 Viking Diving Suit
Viking Heavy Duty is the suit used for the harshest type of underwater work, mainly used by the commercial diver.
Viking Diver Dress is a Viking HD suit, but without valves and zipper, intended for use with Hardhat helmets.
The Viking Logo and related graphics is Copyright of Trelleborg AB The Viking Drysuit is one of the worlds best know drysuit, used in all parts of the world, by demanding sport divers and professional divers for who durability and safety is a main factor.
www.geocities.com /CapeCanaveral/Lab/3518/DH-Viking.htm   (206 words)

 THE VIKING - Hoover High School's award-winning yearbook - 2003 Pacemaker award winner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
The Viking was awarded the 2003 Pacemaker award, given by National Scholastic Press Association.
National critiquing services awarded top-rankings to the 2003 Viking, themed "Youthful." Each entry is judged on several criteria in categories including concept, coverage, writing, photography and design.
The Viking was awarded the 2003 Pacemaker award, given by National Scholastic Press Association (» http://www.studentpress.org/nspa/winners/ypm03.html).
www.northcanton.sparcc.org /~yrbk1   (339 words)

 Viking -- the GTK+-powered Free GPS data editor and explorer
Viking is a free/open source program to manage GPS data.
You can import and plot tracks and waypoints, show Terraserver maps under it, add coordinate lines, make new tracks and waypoints, hide different things, etc. It is written in C with the GTK+ 2 toolkit, available for Linux, other POSIX operating systems, and Windows, and is licensed under the GNU GPL.
However, the Viking file format is binary, and pretty much just a bad idea, so I'm working on a new file text format that will be less error-prone (minor program changes make old Viking binary files unreadable).
viking.sourceforge.net   (822 words)

 Viking International - UK tyre, exhaust and automotive component wholesale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
With a heritage stretching back over 30 years, Viking International have built an enviable reputation in automotive wholesaling for the quality of our products, the competitiveness of our prices and the speed and accuracy of our service delivery.
Viking International is constantly striving to develop market leading initiatives to add value to its business proposition, ensuring that our customers receive the very best levels of service and support available.
Viking International also provides a Trade Area designed for the benefit of our loyal customers with special offers and the opportunity for you to relate your opinions direct to Head Office.
www.viking.co.uk   (151 words)

 Town of Viking
True to its name, Viking offers a vibrant spirit and a frontiersman's approach to new ideas.
It is a land of heroes, with an ideal location and numerous attributes for tourism, recreation and business development.
November 5, 2006 Viking United Church Beef n' Bid Fall Supper Tickets $10 Adults & 6-12 $5 tickets at the door.
www.town.viking.ab.ca   (150 words)

 APOD: July 20, 1996 - 20 Years Ago: Vikings on Mars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
On July 20, 1976, NASA's Viking 1 lander become the first spacecraft to land on Mars, followed weeks later by its twin robot explorer, the Viking 2 lander.
In the dramatically detailed image above, a field of rocks and boulders is viewed from the Viking 1 landing sight on Chryse Planitia (the Plain of Chryse).
Viking 1's dusty foot pad is just visible at the lower right.
antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov /apod/ap960720.html   (148 words)

 VIKING - Lawn mowers - Ride-on mowers - Electric brush cutters - Grass trimmers - Electric hedge trimmers - Electric ...
VIKING - Lawn mowers - Ride-on mowers - Electric brush cutters - Grass trimmers - Electric hedge trimmers - Electric blower unit - Garden shredders - Tillers
The 4 Series introduces a new class of compact lawn mower.
VIKING is again showing its innovative face at the "gafa"...
www.viking-garden.com   (59 words)

 Viking InterWorks
Viking InterWorks™ and Mindspeed® announce a complete “Office-In-A-Box” wireless router, VPN and VOIP solution.
This means that Server manufacturers and users need memory that is significantly denser with no decrease in performance and no significant increase in cost per bit.
Viking’s RAM-Stack package allows a family of DDR or DDR2 modules to be built with up to 72 DRAMS on a standard reduced profile Registered DIMM.
www.vikingcomponents.com   (399 words)

 Viking Newspaper - Long Beach City College
The Viking softball team has been clicking, scoring 32 runs in its last two games, and has started the season with a three-game win streak.
Viking driver Nicole Carreon has been automatic with the game on the line for the women’s water polo team this season.
The Viking men’s track team came away with three first-place finishes during the South Coast Conference mini-meet on Thursday, March 17 at Veterans Stadium.
vikingnews.lbcc.cc.ca.us   (5096 words)

 Viking Remote Viewing, Psychic Self-defence & ETs
Viking Social Psychotherapy and Psychic Self Defence as a Path to Remote Viewing.
This is for the student of remote viewing, who is not already a Zen master, and who does not wish to be roasted alive.
There are good pickings for the Viking shaman working in the style of Thor, Defender of the Gods and Defender of the People.
www.viking-z.org   (1611 words)

 Viking Electronics Telecom & Security Products
Viking offers cost effective solutions for your poolside safety concerns.
Viking Electronic's door entry systems, apartment entry systems, paging amplifiers, and digital voice announcers are recommended by major "key system" and PABX manufacturers as adjuncts to their own equipment.
And like these, Viking's 100's of other products add features, improve, or fix existing phone and entry systems.
www.vikingelectronics.com   (523 words)

 Viking Athletics - Platform Tennis - Paddle is our Passion
It’s also why Viking is so active in developing and promoting this wonderful sport.
If our great sport is to continue to prosper and grow, it’s essential we provide appropriate forums for the up-and-coming players who represent its future.
Viking Athletics is proud to announce our new Scratch and Win promotion.
www.vikingathletics.com   (198 words)

 Viking Project Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
NASA's Viking Mission to Mars was composed of two spacecraft, Viking 1 and Viking 2, each consisting of an orbiter and a lander.
On July 20, 1976 the Viking 1 Lander separated from the Orbiter and touched down at Chryse Planitia (22.48° N, 49.97° W planetographic, 1.5 km below the datum (6.1 mbar) elevation).
Further information on the spacecraft, experiments, and data returned from the Viking missions can be found in the September 30, 1977 issue of the Journal of Geophysical Research, "Scientific Results of the Viking Project", vol.
nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov /planetary/viking.html   (657 words)

 NOVA Online | The Vikings
Welcome to the companion Web site to "The Vikings," a two-hour NOVA program originally broadcast on May 9, 2000.
William Fitzhugh, curator of a new Viking exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution, expands on new theories about the Norsemen.
Find out what it was about the longships and other Viking vessels that helped their makers get around so successfully.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/nova/vikings   (197 words)

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