Phoenix Scout

Phoenix Scout

Detailed Description

The Phoenix Lander is the first of NASA's Mars Scout class. The purpose of the Phoenix Mars Mission was to study the history of water on Mars as well as collect information on the habitability potential in the martian soil. The Phoenix Lander was launched in 2007 and transmitted its last communication on November 2008. The mission was successful in examining the soil composition and confirming a water ice layer beneath the surface. Read more. 


Image Dimensions: 188 x 150

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Location Taken: US