5.23.2008

phoenix mars lander: step-by-step martian landing guide

NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander is due to slam into the Martian atmosphere this Sunday at 7:46:33 PM EDT (2346:33 GMT) while traveling at 12,600 mph (20,277 kph).

After nearly 10 months speeding across 422 million miles (679 million km), the Phoenix spacecraft is just days away from plunging into the Martian atmosphere on Sunday to land near the north pole of Mars.

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Via: Space.com
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