Phoenix Braves Dust and Winds

instrument waving in wind This is a still from a movie showing an instrument on Phoenix waving in the wind.
  • submit to reddit

October 15, 2008

High winds and dust devils blew through Phoenix's landing site last weekend. These two short videos show them in action.

The first video shows an instrument waving in the wind: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/phoenix/images.php?fileID=12888

The second video shows several dust devils: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/phoenix/images.php?fileID=12893



35 micron-long hole produced by a 3 picogram mote Stardust Discovers Potential Interstellar Space Particles

› Read more

NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft passes above Mars' south pole in this artist's concept illustration. Image credit: NASA/JPL Orbiter Completes Maneuver to Prepare for Comet Flyby

› Read more

NEOWISE Spies Activity on Comet Catalina NEOWISE Spots a Comet That Looked Like an Asteroid

› Read more


Get JPL Updates
Sign Up for JPL UpdatesRegister today and receive up-to-the-minute e-mail alerts delivered directly to your inbox.
Sign Up for JPL Updates