Phoenix Mission to Mars Will Search for Climate Clues

Thursday, May 22, 2008 - 22:30 in Astronomy & Space

When the NASA Phoenix Mission spacecraft makes its scheduled May 25 landing on Mars, researchers from Washington University in St. Louis will play key roles in mission operations, including one student who helped pick the landing site. Phoenix will dig near the surface and search for evidence of an environment favorable for microbial life. (Video available)

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