The Mars Lander

As the latest news from NASA released, Mars Phoenix Lander has 1.46 million miles still to travel to finally land on Mars. The total flight is 422 million miles. If everything goes well Phoenix will land on Mars tomorrow, May 25.

From the previous attempts only five successful landing out of eleven missions could be made which is less tan 50% of success. The Probe is targeted to land on the Martian arctic, near the northern polar ice cap (Mars’s equivalent to Northern Alaska).

The ice is most probably in the form of permafrost but Phoenix’s robotic arm will dig through the ice and the soil to look for evidence if there’s life on this red planet of if life existed ever.

As the NASA countdown shows, Phoenix is 1 day 4 hours and 45 minutes away from Mars.

Sources: NASA, CNN

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