NASA's Phoenix Lander Has An Oven Full Of Martian Soil

Wednesday, June 11, 2008 - 14:07 in Astronomy & Space

NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander has filled its first oven with Martian soil. The lander's Robotic Arm delivered a partial scoopful of clumpy soil from a trench informally called "Baby Bear" to the number 4 oven on TEGA last Friday, June 6, which was 12 days after landing.

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