.................with apologies to Alistair Cook

Sunday, 25 May 2008

Yes! The Phoenix Has Landed...

The Phoenix Has Landed: "Iddo Genuth writes 'Precisely at 7:53PM EST, the 'Phoenix Mars Lander' touched-down on the desert-like surface of Mars. Since its launch on August 4th, 2007, the spacecraft has covered more than 680,752,512 kilometers, traveling at average speeds of around 120,000 km/hr. Upon arriving at its destination, the Phoenix will begin its exploration of our intriguing neighbor planet, in a mission to help astronomers resolve at least some of the many questions regarding Mars. The key question remains: can the Red Planet support some form of life?' Hella grats to our nerd brethren- you looked great on the Science channel. Yes I'm watching this live. Can't wait to see what happens next.

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