Overview

lander


Related Overviews

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A space probe that lands on a planet or moon. Among the best-known landers are the Mars Pathfinder, the Mars Exploration Rovers, the lunar Surveyor series, and the Venera missions to Venus. Landers are designed to withstand harsh conditions long enough to allow them to transmit significant data back to Earth stations.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.