Space Exploration

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    Space Exploration

  • Mariner2

    explored venus's atmosphere
  • Pioneer10

    sent back photos of jupiter and first probe to encounter an outer planet
  • Mariner10

    obtained first good images of the surface of mercury
  • Viking1

    orbiter mapped the surface of mars; searched for life on mars
  • Venera

    took picture of venus
  • Voyager2

    took photo of neptune, and went toward the edge of the solar system
  • Magellan

    mapped venus's surface and returned data on the composition of venus's atmosphere
  • Magellan

    imaged craters, lava domes, and great rifts, or cracks, on the surface of venus
  • Galileo

    arrived at jupiter and sent bach pictures