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Fraser
2008-Oct-15, 01:20 AM
The science team for the Phoenix Lander was forced to curtail many of their activities over the weekend because of a regional dust storm that temporarily lowered the lander's solar power. But Phoenix weathered the storm well, and the team is back investigating the Red Planet's northern plains. The 37,000 square-kilometer storm (nearly 23,000 [...]

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