Martian rovers pushed aside to allow massive data transfer from polar lander
By Bjorn Carey
Posted 02.15.2008 at 3:48 pm 0 Comments
When NASA's Phoenix lander parachutes from orbit and touches down on the outskirts of Mars' northern polar ice cap on May 25, it will join the Spirit and Opportunity Mars Exploration Rovers as NASA's active roster on the planet's surface. And, as is typical of the youngest child, Phoenix will receive the majority of NASA's attention during its mission.
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