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Summary

Phoenix was a robotic spacecraft on a space exploration mission on Mars under the Mars Scout Program. The Phoenix lander descended on Mars on May 25, 2008. Mission scientists used instruments aboard the lander to search for environments suitable for microbial life on Mars, and to research the history of water there.

Cospar ID

2007-034a

Launch Date

08/04/07

Sources

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phoenix_(spacecraft)