The Phoenix Mars Mission Lands TODAY

Posted on 25/05/2008 by wcox in Science
Tags: Mars, NASA, Phoenix

The Phoenix Mars Mission is scheduled to touch down on Mars today
, May 25th, at around 9PM EST. Keep track of the progress on the mission's website. We'll keep you updated with details.

Update: You can watch live coverage of the landing on NASA TV. Mission briefing starts at 3PM EST, and landing coverage starts at 6PM EST.

Update 2: Here is a detailed minute-by-minute breakdown of what Phoenix will be doing for the rest of the day. The propulsion system pressurization will begin shortly. NASA will also be live-blogging the landing from inside Mission Control.

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