Phoenix (spacecraft)

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Phoenix
Phoenix landing.jpg
Airtist's impression o the Phoenix spacecraft as it launds on Mars.
Mission teepMars lander
OperatorNASA · JPL · Varsity o Arizona
COSPAR ID2007-034A
SATCAT no.32003
Wabsteixphoenix.lpl.arizona.edu
Mission duration90 martian sols (planned)
157 martian sols (actual)
Spacecraft properties
ManufacturerJPL · CSA · Varsity o Arizona · Varsity o Texas · Malin Space Science Systems · Max Planck Institute
Laundin mass350 kg (770 lb)
Pouer450W, Solar array / NiH2 battery
Stairt o mission
Launch dateAugust 4, 2007 (2007-08-04) 09:26 UTC[1]
(12 years, 3 months and 19 days ago)
RocketDelta II 7925
Launch steidCape Canaveral SLC-17
ContractorLockheed Martin Space Systems
End of mission
Last contactNovember 2, 2008 (2008-11-02)
(11 years and 21 days ago)
Mars lander
Laundin dateMey 25, 2008 (2008-05-25) 23:53:44 UTC
MSD 47777 01:02 AMT
(11 years, 5 months and 26 days ago)
Landin steidGreen 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
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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 February 2, 2014.