Posts Tagged with "Mars"

Phoenix Has Landed

Sunday, May 25, 2008

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Phoenix has successfully landed, without losing comm link to earth. And switched to 32k link, which is pretty amazing when you consider that it wasn’t all that long ago people connected to the Internet with 56k modems. 32k link to earth and back…when is Comcast expanding out there? Or even DSL? T-1? 😉

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Phoenix Set To Land on Mars Shortly…

Sunday, May 25, 2008

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The Phoenix probe is set to land in the arctic area of Mars in about 15 minutes. It’s mission is to dig and analyze soil, or more specifically, to analyze the water trapper below the soil. More details at NASA. And while more than half of the world’s attempt to land at Mars have failed, […]

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