Monday, May 26, 2008

Phoenix Lander -- High Resolution Pictures!! WOW!



HIGH RESOLUTION PICTURES FROM MARS SURFACE

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Take a look at some of the first images from Phoenix showing the landing site landscape!!


The Surface Stereo Imager Right on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander acquired the individual images that are combined into this view. The view is presented as a CYLINDRICAL projection.
Mosaic Resolution: 4182




mars landscape phoenix lander probe
Photo credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona
Date: 2008-05-25
Instrument: Surface Stereo Imager Right
Resolution: 1024

Great Soil..

Wonderful landscape

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Mars Landscape near the North Pole -- constantly sun-lit
The Surface Stereo Imager Right on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander acquired the individual images that are combined into this view. The view is presented as a VERTICAL projection.343.319 [deg] The Phoenix Mission is led by the University of Arizona, Tucson, on behalf of NASA. Project management of the mission is by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif. Spacecraft development is by Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Denver.


The Phoenix Mission is led by Principal Investigator Peter H. Smith of The University of Arizona, supported by a science team of CO-Is, with project management at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and development partnership with Lockheed Martin Space Systems. International contributions are provided by the Canadian Space Agency; the University of Neuchatel, Switzerland; the universities of Copenhagen and Aarhus Denmark; the Max Planck Institute, Germany; and the Finnish Meteorological Institute. Additional information on Phoenix is online at here and here. JPL, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages Mars Odyssey and Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter for the NASA Science Mission Directorate, Washington.


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