View Full Version : Clumps Growing on Phoenix Lander Legs

2008-Sep-09, 02:20 PM
Clumps of material have adhered to the legs of the Phoenix Mars Lander, and the clumps continue to change and grow. The science team has discussed various possible explanations for these clumps. One suggestion is that they may have started from a splash of mud if Phoenix's descent engines melted icy soil during the [...]

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2008-Sep-09, 05:58 PM
Fraser. Nice. Interesting to be able to image Martian weather effects from a zillion miles away. now as an antique dealer, make sure NASA doesn't try to scrape that stuff off...it's patina. :shifty:...pete