Monday, May 26, 2008

Phoenix lands on Mars

Excitement as Phoenix touches down on the Martian north pole

Phoenix has made a successful landing on Mars. The landing craft will analyse soil and ice samples for previous signs of life and chemicals needed for the sustainability of life. CNN covered the landing in depth with a special program in excess of one hour. The BBC also covered the landing with a half hour special while Sky News joined the coverage shortly after the landing was confirmed [NASA]

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