Announcement of Public Lecture: 40th Anniversary of Viking Landings on Mars


Join us for a series of presentations at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, Virginia Air & Space Center, Hampton, Virginia, to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Viking landings on Mars.

Open to the public

Admission is free.

In this special Sigma Series lecture, a panel of experts will discuss the historic Viking mission.

  • Bill Barry, moderator, NASA Chief Historian
  • Roger Launius, Associate Director for Collections and Curatorial Affairs,  National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
  • Erik Conway, Historian, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Glenn Bugos, Historian, NASA’s Ames Research Center

The Virginia Air & Space Center is NASA Langley’s official visitors center.
Read more about NASA Langley’s Sigma Series lectures.

A 2 p.m. version of the same panel discussion will be streamed live at

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