Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Phoenix Mars Lander is Discover magazines #6 top story for 2008

The UA Phoenix Mars Lander continues to stack up the accolades. Last night's episode of Nova on PBS, highlighted the mission's role in the search for life on Mars.

Now Discover magazine ranks the story "Phoenix Lander Strikes Ice on Mars" as #6 in their year end list of the top 100 stories for 2008.

[right, ice pebbles sublimating in bottom of trench dug by Lander. Credit, NASA-JPL, UA, Texas A&M]

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