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Fraser
2005-Sep-11, 04:16 AM
SUMMARY: NASA announced on Monday that it has selected the University of Arizona's "Phoenix" mission to launch to Mars in 2007 as part of its new, low-cost Scout mission. NASA has granted the university $325 million to build the spacecraft, which will land on the planet's northern pole, which is rich in water ice. The mission will have two goals: to study the geologic history of water, and to search for evidence of a habitable zone that may exist in the ice-soil boundary.

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