View Full Version : "Almost Perfect" Samples are Scraped From Mars Surface For Analysis

2008-Jul-02, 02:20 AM
With the Phoenix Mars lander in full science-operation-swing, the robotic arm has just scraped an "almost perfect" mix of regolith and water ice for its next analysis. Using a blade on the scoop, the robotic arm carried out 50 scraping actions across the bottom of the enlarged "Snow White" trench that was excavated on June [...]

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