Phoenix Lands On Mars

mars.jpgNASA’s Phoenix spacecraft successfully landed on Mars Sunday. The probe will begin a three-month search for water in the planet’s northern polar region.

Phoenix used electricity generated from solar panels for the 422-million mile flight from Earth to Mars. The spacecraft left home on Aug. 4, 2007.

Click here to read more and see pictures taken by Phoenix.


  1. i was just entering to win thee nano and i noticed the blog. i thought this would be an intresting story. i just have one thing to say about this story….

    * AWSOME!!*

    later,emily ;]

  2. Sweet……now we have to beat the russians to mars, not the moon this time……great another race……

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