This image shows an overhead view of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander and the work area of the Robotic Arm.
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Flyover Video of Phoenix Work Area

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This video shows an overhead view of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander and the work area of the Robotic Arm.

The Phoenix Mission is led by the University of Arizona, Tucson, on behalf of NASA. Project management of the mission is by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif. Spacecraft development is by Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Denver.

Photojournal Note: As planned, the Phoenix lander, which landed May 25, 2008 23:53 UTC, ended communications in November 2008, about six months after landing, when its solar panels ceased operating in the dark Martian winter.

Image details

ID#:
PIA10768

Date added:
2008-06-04

Target:
Mars

Mission:
Phoenix

Spacecraft:
Phoenix Mars Lander

Instruments:
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)

Rating:



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1,100

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PIA10768.tif (1.09 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA10768.jpg (0.06 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/Ames