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Fraser
2008-May-26, 01:30 AM
The Phoenix spacecraft successfully made a soft touchdown on the northern polar region of Mars. The events of entry, descent and landing unfolded in textbook fashion, and according to telemetry sent back by the spacecraft, Phoenix sits almost perfectly level on Mars' surface, tilted only a quarter of a degree, situated in an east [...]

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