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Phoenix results (American Scientist, Jan-feb 2010), A description and summary of Phoenix results
vikingmars
post Jan 14 2010, 01:31 PM
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smile.gif I just found in Paris this morning the latest issue (January - February 2010) of the American Scientist magazine featuring the Phoenix Mission in a paper : "Phoenix on Mars" (pp 40 to 47).
A good summary and description of the Phoenix mission experiments and results on Mars.
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post Jan 14 2010, 06:20 PM
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QUOTE (vikingmars @ Jan 14 2010, 05:31 AM) *
smile.gif I just found in Paris this morning the latest issue (January - February 2010) of the American Scientist magazine featuring the Phoenix Mission in a paper : "Phoenix on Mars" (pp 40 to 47).


For us nonmembers, a summary would be very much appreciated. Sorry to have to ask.


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post Jan 14 2010, 09:45 PM
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QUOTE (sgendreau @ Jan 14 2010, 07:20 PM) *
For us nonmembers, a summary would be very much appreciated. Sorry to have to ask.


smile.gif Here you are :
"Although several missions to Mars over the last decade have suffered from failures and cutbacks, the most recent Mars lander, Phoenix, has made great strides in studying water on the red planet. Phoenix landed safely in Marsí northern polar region in May 2008. Using an onboard robotic arm to gather samples, and various instruments for on-site analysis, the lander has definite evidence of frozen water in Martian soil. The lander has also studied soil chemistry, soil erosion patterns, dust devils and nighttime cloud formation, giving great insight into the complete water cycle on"
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post Jan 14 2010, 09:47 PM
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I skimmed the article quickly and didn't notice anything that would be a surprise to regular readers of this forum -- if I have time this weekend I'll go back and do a more thorough reading.


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