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Mission to Mars' north poloar region Phoenix Mars Lander
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    11/10/2008 -- Phoenix
The Mars Lander surpassed its original three-month mission, lasting five months in the Martian northern plains, digging up scientific 'firsts' along the way.
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    11/10/2008 -- Phoenix - A Tribute
After a picture-perfect landing, the Phoenix Mars Lander returned unprecedented views and new findings from Mars' north polar region.
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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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    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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    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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    9/29/2008 -- Martian Sunrise at Phoenix Landing Site, Sol 101
This sequence of nine images taken by the Surface Stereo Imager on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows the sun rising on the morning of the lander's 101st Martian day after landing.
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    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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    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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    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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    8/05/2008 -- NASA Phoenix Media Telecon - Aug. 5, 2008
An audio recording of the August 5 media telecon.
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    8/05/2008 -- Audio clips: NASA Spacecraft Confirms Perchlorate On Mars
Scientists with NASA's Phoenix Mars lander, which landed on Mars May 25, have shared findings from research in progress.
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    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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    7/31/2008 -- Audio clips: NASA Spacecraft Confirms Martian Water, Mission Extended
Laboratory tests aboard NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander have identified water in a soil sample.
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    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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    7/30/2008 -- Zenith Movie showing Phoenix's Lidar Beam
A laser beam from the Canadian-built lidar instrument on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander can be seen in this contrast-enhanced sequence of 10 images.
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    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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    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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    6/26/2008 -- NASA Phoenix Media Telecon - June 26
An audio recording of the June 26 media telecon.
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    6/20/2008 -- NASA Phoenix Media Telecon - June 20
An audio recording of the June 20 media telecon.
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    6/16/2008 -- NASA Phoenix Media Telecon - June 16
An audio recording of the June 16 media telecon.
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    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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    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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    6/13/2008 -- Animated Optical Microscope Zoom
Animated camera views from NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander
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    6/13/2008 -- Flyover Animation of Phoenix Workspace.
Animated "flyover" of the workspace of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander
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    6/11/2008 -- NASA Phoenix Media Telecon - June 11
An audio recording of the June 11 media telecon.
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    6/11/2008 -- Phoenix Mars Landing: Nerves and Joy
Animation and mission control video from Mars Phoenix landing day May 25, 2008.
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    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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    6/09/2008 -- NASA Phoenix Media Telecon - June 9
An audio recording of the June 9 media telecon.
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    6/06/2008 -- NASA Phoenix Media Telecon - June 6
An audio recording of the June 6 media telecon.
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    6/05/2008 -- NASA Phoenix Media Telecon - June 5
An audio recording of the June 5 media telecon.
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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    6/03/2008 -- Phoenix Media Telecon for June 3, 2008
Audio Recording of Phoenix Media Telecon for June 3, 2008
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    6/02/2008 -- Phoenix Media Telecon for June 2, 2008
Audio Recording of Phoenix Media Telecon for June 2, 2008
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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    5/26/2008 -- Phoenix Landing - Nerves and Joy
This video includes highlights from the entry, descent and landing phase as Mars Phoenix Lander touched down on the Red Planet on May 25, 2008.
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    5/26/2008 -- Looking out Across the Martian Polar Plains
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 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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    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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    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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    5/25/2008 -- Mars Landing Challenge -- Big Science Ahead
Scientists plan intriguing research, once Phoenix lands safely on Mars.
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    5/24/2008 -- Drop Tests of Phoenix Parachute and Radar
This video shows testing of two systems that are critical for NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander to get through the Martian atmosphere and safely onto the ground on May 25.
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    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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    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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    5/22/2008 -- Guided Tour of Mars Landing
Rob Manning, chief engineer for JPL's Mars Program, walks us through a simulation of the Mars Phoenix landing.
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    5/17/2008 -- Podcast: Countdown to Mars Touchdown
Adrenaline's running high as engineers and scientists await the May 25 touchdown on the Red Planet of Mars Phoenix Lander.
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    5/15/2008 -- Phoenix: Landing a Backhoe on Mars
NASA's Phoenix mission will dig beneath Mars' northern polar arctic in search of signs of ancient habitats of possible organisms that may have flourished billions of years ago.

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    3/27/2008 -- Phoenix Mars Lander: Entry Descent and Landing
It will be a real nail-biter on May 25, 2008, for engineers, as the Phoenix spacecraft performs a series of challenging maneuvers right before it lands on Mars.
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    3/02/2008 -- The Challenges of Getting to Mars - Cruise Phase
The word 'cruise' implies that this is an easy phase of the mission, however nothing could be further from the truth.
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    9/25/2007 -- Phoenix Mars Lander - Countdown to Launch
On Saturday August 4, the Mars Phoenix spacecraft launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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    8/02/2007 -- Podcast: Journey to the Martian North Pole
A new NASA mission will study water history and habitability at the north pole of Mars.
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    7/27/2007 -- The Challenges of Getting to Mars - Transport for Launch
Getting the Phoenix spacecraft from its 'birthplace' in Colorado to its launch pad at Cape Canaveral, Florida is no easy task.
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    7/26/2007 -- Rocket Science 101
The Phoenix spacecraft began its journey toward Mars aboard a Delta II rocket.
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    7/24/2007 -- Looking for Life in All the Right Places
Find out how NASA scientists are gathering exciting clues that will help them pick the best spots to search for possible signs of life beyond Earth.
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    7/15/2007 -- Phoenix Launch Coverage
Sitting atop a Delta II rocket, the Phoenix spacecraft experienced a successful early-morning liftoff for the beginning of its journey toward Mars.
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    7/09/2007 -- Phoenix Mars Lander: Hunting for Habitats
Literally going where no spacecraft has gone before, NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander will visit the north polar region of Mars.
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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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    6/25/2007 -- Webcast: Phoenix - A Science and Weather Station on Mars
In this Theodore von Karman lecture at JPL, Dr. Michael Hecht gives an overview of scientific findings from NASA’s Phoenix mission 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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