Mission to Mars: every successful landing on the red planet
On this day in 1975, the Viking 1 launched to Mars
Landers and rovers on Mars relay pictures or scientific data to Martian satellites, that in turn relay them to Earth. The pictures and data throughout the years have led us to many interesting discoveries about the planet, though there is still plenty more to be discovered.
Here's every successful landing and rover mission to the red planet leading up to NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover launch. Click on to find out more!