Phoenix (spacecraft)

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Phoenix
Phoenix landing.jpg
Airtist's impression o the Phoenix spacecraft as it launds on Mars.
Mission type Mars lander
Operator NASA · JPL · Varsity o Arizona
COSPAR ID 2007-034A
SATCAT № 32003
Wabsteid phoenix.lpl.arizona.edu
Mission duration 90 martian sols (planned)
157 martian sols (actual)
Spacecraft properties
Manufacturer JPL · CSA · Varsity o Arizona · Varsity o Texas · Malin Space Science Systems · Max Planck Institute
Laundin mass 350 kg (770 lb)
Pouer 450W, Solar array / NiH2 battery
Start o mission
Launch date August 4, 2007 (2007-08-04) 09:26 UTC[1]
(10 years, 10 months and 11 days ago)
Rocket Delta II 7925
Launch steid Cape Canaveral SLC-17
Contractor Lockheed Martin Space Systems
End o mission
Last contact November 2, 2008 (2008-11-02)
(9 years, 7 months and 13 days ago)
Mars lander
Laundin date Mey 25, 2008 (2008-05-25) 23:53:44 UTC
MSD 47777 01:02 AMT
(10 years and 18 days ago)
Landin steid Green Valley, Vastitas Borealis, Mars
68°13′N 125°42′W / 68.22°N 125.7°W / 68.22; -125.7 (Phoenix lander)

Phoenix mission logo.png
Phoenix Mars Lander mission logo


Mars Scout Program
MAVEN

Phoenix wis a robotic spacecraft on a space exploration mission on Mars unner the Mars Scout Program.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Nelson, Jon. "Phoenix". NASA. Retrieved Februar 2, 2014.