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Mission to Mars' north poloar region Phoenix Mars Lander
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    9/29/2008 -- Phoenix's Laser Beam in Action on Mars
The Surface Stereo Imager camera aboard NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander acquired a series of images of the laser beam in the Martian night sky. Bright spots in the beam are reflections from ice crystals in
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  Animation   9/29/2008 -- Animation of MARDI Instrument
This animation shows NASA's Phoenix Lander's Robotic Arm scoop delivering a sample to the Thermal and Evolved-Gas Analyzer (TEGA) and how samples are analyzed within the instrument.
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  Color   9/29/2008 -- Color Mission Success Pan
Full-Circle Color Panorama of Phoenix Lander Deck and Landing Site on Northern Mars, Animation
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  This   8/14/2008 -- Atomic Force Microscope Operation
This animation is a scientific illustration of the operation of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Atomic Force Microscope, or AFM.
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  Animation   8/05/2008 -- Wet Chemistry Lab
This animation shows the Wet Chemistry Lab, which is part of Phoenix's Microscopy, Electrochemistry, and Conductivity Analyzer.
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  Animation   8/05/2008 -- Sample Delivery
This animation shows a sample delivery to the Wet Chemistry Laboratory on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander.
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  Full-Circle   7/31/2008 -- Panorama of Phoenix Landing Site
This view combines more than 400 images taken during the first several weeks after the lander arrived on Mars.
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  robotic   7/30/2008 -- Testing of Icy-Soil Sample Delivery in Simulated Martian Conditions
This movie clip shows testing under simulated Mars conditions on Earth in preparation for th Lander using its robotic arm.
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  Animation   7/30/2008 -- Animation of TEGA Sample Delivery and Analysis
This animation shows the Lander's Robotic Arm scoop delivering a sample to the Thermal and Evolved-Gas Analyzer.
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  animation   7/30/2008 -- How Phoenix Creates Color Images
The Surface Stereo Imager captures the same scene with three different filters.
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    6/26/2008 -- 'Rosy Red' Soil in Scoop
This animation shows a microscopic view of fine-grained material at the tip of Phoenix's Robotic Arm scoop.
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  pan   6/13/2008 -- Animation of 'Dodo' and 'Goldilocks' Trenches
A pan and zoom animation of trenches as seen by the Surface Stereo Imager (SSI) aboard NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander.
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  animation   6/13/2008 -- Animation of Phoenix's Solar Panel and Robotic Arm
This is an animation that shows Phoenix's Robotic Arm with a sample in the scoop.
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  still   6/13/2008 -- Animated Optical Microscope Zoom
Animated camera views from NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander
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  animation   6/13/2008 -- Flyover Animation of Phoenix Workspace.
Animated "flyover" of the workspace of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander
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  sequence   6/10/2008 -- Movie: Sprinkle Test by Phoenix's Robotic Arm
Phoenix tested a "sprinkle" method for delivering small samples of soil to instruments on the lander deck.
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  Flyover   6/04/2008 -- Flyover Video of Phoenix Work Area
This video shows an overhead view of Phoenix and the work area of the Robotic Arm.
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  How   6/04/2008 -- How Phoenix Looks Under Itself
This is an animation of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander reaching with its Robotic Arm and taking a picture of the surface underneath the lander.
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  Phoenix   6/04/2008 -- Phoenix Telltale Movement
This is an animation of a camera pushing through NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Stereo Surface Imager (SSI).
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  How   6/04/2008 -- How Phoenix Measures Wind Speed and Direction
This animation shows how NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander can measure wind speed and direction.
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  Phoenix   6/03/2008 -- Phoenix Test Sample Site
This sequence of four images was acquired by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Surface Stereo Imager on sols 5, 6, and 7--the fifth, sixth, and seventh days of the mission (May 30, 31, and June 1, 2008).
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  Still   5/30/2008 -- Phoenix site panorama
This movie is compiled of images from Phoenix's Stereo Surface Imager (SSI) camera that were taken on sols 1 and 3.
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  Martian   5/29/2008 -- Martian Arctic Landscape Panorama Video
Typical view if you were standing on Mars and slowly turned around for a look.
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  Phoenix   5/29/2008 -- Phoenix Lidar Operation Animation
This is an animation of a camera going through the Surface Stereo Imager (SSI) on the Phoenix lander.
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  image   5/29/2008 -- A Fairy-Tale Landscape
Fun, fairy-tale nicknames have been assigned to features in this animated view of the workspace reachable by the robotic arm of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander.
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  image   5/29/2008 -- Phoenix Checks Out Its Work Area
This animation shows a mosaic of images of the workspace reachable by the scoop on the robotic arm.
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    5/28/2008 -- Phoenix Sol 2 Northwestern Panorama
This is an animation of a camera going through the Surface Stereo Imager (SSI) on the Phoenix lander.
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  artist   5/28/2008 -- Phoenix Stretches its Arm
The Phoenix spacecraft is scheduled to begin raising its robotic arm up and out of its stowed configuration.
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  artist   5/28/2008 -- Phoenix Work Area Animation
This animation from Sol 1 shows a mosaic of the Phoenix digging area in the Martian terrain.
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  Artist's   5/28/2008 -- View from Above of Phoenix's Stowed Robotic Arm Camera
This artist's animation of an imaginary camera zooming in from above.
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  How   5/27/2008 -- How to Take a Picture of A Robotic Arm
This movie first shows an artist's animation of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander snapping a picture of its arm, then transitions to the actual picture of the arm in its stowed configuration.
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    5/27/2008 -- Ready to Unfurl
This movie from NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows the spacecraft's robotic arm in its stowed configuration, with its biobarrier unpeeled.
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  Simulated   5/27/2008 -- Simulated Imaging of Phoenix Landing Site
This animation simulates Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter using the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera to take a picture of the Phoenix lander roughly 22 hours after landing.
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    5/27/2008 -- Phoenix Work Area Animation
This animation from Sol 1 shows a mosaic of the Phoenix digging area in the Martian terrain.
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  Martian   5/26/2008 -- How Phoenix Talks to Earth
This movie shows the vast plains of the northern polar region of Mars, as seen by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shortly after touching down on the Red Planet.
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    5/26/2008 -- How Phoenix Gets a Look at its Footing
This artist's animation shows how NASA's three-legged Phoenix Mars Lander is able to get a better look at its footing and the physical characteristics of the underlying soil on the surface of the Red
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  Phoenix   5/26/2008 -- Phoenix's Position on Mars
This animation shows an orbital view sweeping upward from Olympus Mons, the tallest volcano in the solar system, to the location of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander in the northern polar reaches of Mars.
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  How   5/26/2008 -- How to Take a Picture of a Spacecraft Landing
This artist's animation shows how NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter was able to snap a picture of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander as it parachuted down to the surface of Mars.
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  Phoenix   5/24/2008 -- Final Steps to Mars
This artist's animation shows the nail-biting "entry, descent and landing" phase of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander mission.
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  Phoenix   5/24/2008 -- How to Correct a Trajectory
This artist's animation shows NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander adjusting its course to Mars, an event called a trajectory correction maneuver.
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    7/05/2007 -- Phoenix Animation
This animation shows an artist's concept of the Phoenix spacecraft landing on Mars.
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Related Links
› NASA Phoenix site

› University of Arizona Phoenix site

› JPL on Facebook and Twitter

› Landing Press Kit (3Mb - PDF)

› Launch Press Kit (6.5Mb - PDF)

› Mission Fact Sheet (244Kb - PDF)

› NASA Mars Exploration site

› NASA/JPL Landing Blog

Other Missions at Mars
› Mars Exploration Rovers

› JPL's Rover News and Image

› Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

› Mars Odyssey

› Mars Express

 
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