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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-24 Mars Phoenix
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This artist's concept shows NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander adjusting its course to Mars, an event called a trajectory correction maneuver.
PIA10678:
How to Correct a Trajectory (Artist's Concept) Animation Icon
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This topography map illustrates where NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander was targeted to land on May 25, 2008, based on expectations as of noon pacific time (3 p.m. eastern time), May 24, 2008.
PIA10677:
Phoenix on Target
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The center of the red circle on this map shows where NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander eased down to the surface of Mars in an arctic region called Vastitas Borealis.
PIA10687:
Phoenix's New Neighborhood
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-08-04 Mars Phoenix
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The Canadian Meteorological Station on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander tracked some changes in daily weather patterns over the first 61 Martian days of the mission (May 26 to July 22, 2008), a period covering late spring to early summer on northern Mars.
PIA11003:
Sixty-One Martian Days of Weather Monitoring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-09-30 Mars Phoenix
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The Canadian-built lidar aboard NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander produced this graphic of a profile of a Martian cloud on Sept. 3, 2008. The vertical streaks at the base of the cloud at right show ice crystals falling from the cloud, similar to snow.
PIA11200:
Lidar Measurements of Snow Falling from Martian Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-12-15 Mars Phoenix
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This map shows a color-coded interpretation of geomorphic units -- categories based on surface textures and contour -- in the region where NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander has studied an arctic Martian plain.
PIA11712:
Geomorphic Map of Region Around Phoenix Mars Lander
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-12-15 Mars Phoenix
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The tilt of Mars' spin axis (obliquity) varies cyclically over hundreds of thousands of years, and affects the sunlight falling on the poles.
PIA11714:
Mars Obliquity Cycle Illustration
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-12-15 Mars Phoenix
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This color-coded elevation map of the local terrain on the north side of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows the contours of polygons and relationship of polygon boundaries to trenches and other features in the workspace of the lander's Robotic Arm.
PIA11715:
Contour Map of Mars' Surface Beside Phoenix
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-26 Mars Phoenix
HiRISE
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander can be seen parachuting down to Mars, in this image captured by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. This is the first time that a spacecraft has imaged the final descent of another spacecraft onto a planetary body.
PIA10697:
Phoenix Makes a Grand Entrance
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-26 Mars Phoenix
HiRISE
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander can be seen parachuting down to Mars, in this image captured by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. This is the first time that a spacecraft has imaged the final descent of another spacecraft onto a planetary body.
PIA10698:
Phoenix Makes a Grand Entrance
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-27 Mars Phoenix
HiRISE
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This is an enhanced-color image from Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera. It shows the NASA's Mars Phoenix lander with its solar panels deployed on the Mars surface
PIA10701:
Color Image of Phoenix Lander on Mars Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-27 Mars Phoenix
HiRISE
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This image shows NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's heat shield and bounce mark on the Mars surface.
PIA10702:
Color Image of Phoenix Heat Shield and Bounce Mark
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HiRISE
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This image shows NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's parachute top attached to the backshell bottom on the Mars surface.
PIA10703:
Color of Parachute on Ground
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HiRISE
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This image shows NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander hanging from its parachute as it descended to the Martian surface.
PIA10705:
Phoenix Descending with Crater in the Background
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HiRISE
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows Heimdall crater on Mars, the Phoenix Mars Lander's final destination.
PIA10706:
Zeroing In on Phoenix's Final Destination
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-24 Mars Phoenix
HiRISE
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Two images of the Phoenix Mars lander as captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter taken from Martian orbit in both 2008 and 2010.
PIA13158:
Image from Mars Orbit Indicates Solar Panels on Phoenix Lander may have Collapsed
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-09-30 Mars Phoenix
MARDI
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This frame from an animation shows a zoom into the Mars Descent Imager (MARDI) instrument onboard NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander. The Phoenix team will soon attempt to use a microphone on the MARDI instrument to capture sounds of Mars.
PIA11210:
Animation of MARDI Instrument Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-26 Mars Phoenix
MOLA
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image shows an orbital view sweeping upward from Olympus Mons, the tallest volcano in the solar system, to the location of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander in the northern polar reaches of Mars.
PIA10694:
Phoenix's Position on Mars Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-06-06 Mars Phoenix
MECA
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This mosaic of four side-by-side microscope images acquired by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows a 3 mm diameter silicone target after it had been exposed to dust kicked up by the landing. It is the highest resolution image of dust and ever acquired.
PIA10924:
Highest Resolution Image of Dust and Sand Yet Acquired on Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-08-14 Mars Phoenix
MECA
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This image is a three dimensional (3D) view of a digital elevation map of a sample collected by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Atomic Force Microscope (AFM). Four round pits, 5 microns in depth, were micromachined into the silicon substrate.
PIA11035:
3-D Color Digital Elevation Map of AFM Sample
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MECA
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An image and 3D representation from NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander is seen after a sample informally called 'Sorceress' was delivered to its silicon substrate on July 2, 2008.
PIA11036:
Images from Phoenix's MECA Instruments
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MECA
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This image from NASA's Phoenix Lander shows particles of Martian dust lying on the microscope's silicon substrate. The Robotic Arm sprinkled a sample of the soil from the Snow White trench onto the microscope on July 2, 2008.
PIA11038:
Martian Dust Collected by Phoenix's Arm
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MECA
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This is a 3D representation of the pits seen in the first Atomic Force Microscope, or AFM, images sent back from NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander in 2008. Red represents the highest point and purple represents the lowest point.
PIA11039:
3-D View of Mars Particle
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MECA
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A scientific illustration of the operation of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Atomic Force Microscope, or AFM. The AFM is part of Phoenix's Microscopy, Electrochemistry, and Conductivity Analyzer, or MECA.
PIA11040:
Atomic Force Microscope Operation Animation Icon
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MECA
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This image shows the eight sharp tips of the NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Atomic Force Microscope, or AFM. The AFM is part of Phoenix's Microscopy, Electrochemistry, and Conductivity Analyzer, or MECA.
PIA11041:
Sharp Tips on the Atomic Force Microscope
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MECA
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An image and a 3D representation from NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Optical Microscope after a sample informally called 'Sorceress' was delivered to its silicon substrate on July 2, 2008.
PIA11042:
Images from Phoenix's MECA Instruments
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-09-23 Mars Phoenix
MECA
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Written by electron beam lithography in NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Microdevices Laboratory, this Optical Microscope substrate helps the Phoenix mission science team learn how to assemble microscope images into a mosaic by aligning rows of text.
PIA11193:
Mosaic of Commemorative Microscope Substrate
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-09-30 Mars Phoenix
MECA
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This is the closest view of the material underneath NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander. The soil is mostly composed of fine orange particles, and also contains larger grains, about a tenth of a millimeter in diameter, and of various colors.
PIA11205:
Microscope Image of a Martian Soil Surface Sample
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-09-30 Mars Phoenix
MECA
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The image on the left is a particle of Martian soil observed with the atomic force microscope on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander. For comparison, the image on the right is a type of terrestrial soil on Earth viewed with a scanning electron microscope.
PIA11206:
Mars Particle and Terrestrial Soil, Compared Microscopically
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MECA
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This image of Martian soil was taken by the Phoenix Lander's atomic force microscope on May 25, 2008. This image of a flat, smooth-surfaced particle is consistent with the appearance of soil from Earth containing the mineral phyllosilicate.
PIA11208:
Martian Particle
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MECA
Robotic Arm
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This image from NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows a strongly magnetic surface which had scavenged particles from within the microscope enclosure before a sample delivery from the lander's Robotic Arm.
PIA11204:
Microscope Image of Scavenged Particles
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-06-26 Mars Phoenix
MECA
Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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This portion of a picture acquired by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Robotic Arm Camera documents the delivery of soil to one of four Wet Chemistry Laboratory (WCL) cells on the 30th Martian day, or sol, of the mission.
PIA10920:
Delivery to the Wet Chemistry Laboratory
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MECA
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image, taken by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Surface Stereo Imager, documents the delivery of a soil sample from the 'Snow White' trench. A small pile of soil is visible on the lower edge of the second cell from the top of the deck-mounted lab.
PIA11156:
More Soil Delivered to Phoenix Lab
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MECA
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image shows soil delivery to NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Microscopy, Electrochemistry and Conductivity Analyzer taken by Oct. 7, 2008. Four chemistry cells with soil residue piled up on exposed surfaces.
PIA11129:
Soil on Phoenix's MECA
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-10-22 Mars Phoenix
MECA
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer
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This image, taken by NASA's Phoenix Lander on Oct. 19, 2008, shows Martian soil piled on top of the spacecraft's deck. Visible in the upper-left portion of the image are several wet chemistry cells of the lander's MECA instrument.
PIA11373:
Soil on Phoenix Deck
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MECA
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer
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This mosaic of images from the Surface Stereo Imager camera on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows a portion of the spacecraft's deck after deliveries of several Martian soil samples to instruments on the deck.
PIA12106:
Phoenix Deck after Sample Deliveries
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Optical Microscope
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This image from NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander on June 11, 2008, shows soil sprinkled from the lander's Robot Arm scoop onto a substrate micromachined to produce different patterns of pegs and holes to capture the smallest particles in the Martian soil.
PIA10795:
Microscopic View of Soil on a Micromachined Silicone Substrate
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Optical Microscope
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This pair of images taken by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander offers a side-by-side comparison of an airfall dust sample collected on a substrate exposed during landing (left) and a soil sample scooped up from the surface of the ground beside the lander.
PIA10796:
Microscopic Comparison of Airfall Dust to Martian Soil
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Optical Microscope
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This image taken by the Optical Microscope on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows soil sprinkled from the lander's Robot Arm scoop onto a silicone substrate. The substrate was then rotated in front of the microscope.
PIA10797:
Microscopic Image of Martian Surface Material on a Silicone Substrate
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Optical Microscope
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These images show a comparison of the weak magnet OM7 from the Optical Microscope on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander before (left) and after (right) soil deposition.
PIA10928:
Microscopic Materials on a Magnet
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Robotic Arm
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This image shows where NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Robotic Arm scoop started digging, and the next areas planned for digging on the martian surface in 2008.
PIA10765:
Map of Phoenix Digging Area
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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This is the first image taken by the Robotic Arm Camera on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander, one day after landing. The scoop is in the stowed position, awaiting deployment of the robotic arm.
PIA10722:
Phoenix 'Gets the Scoop' on the Scoop
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows that exhaust from the descent engine has blown soil off to reveal either rock or ice.
PIA10739:
Mars Surface Beneath Phoenix
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows its descent thrusters and smooth surfaces cleared from overlying soil by the rocket exhaust during landing.
PIA10741:
Hard Substrate, Possibly Ice, Uncovered Under the Mars Lander
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows shows a close-up of the 'Snow Queen' feature under the lander. The area has a smooth surface with layers visible and several smooth rounded cavities.
PIA10742:
Potential Ice Table Under Lander Imaged
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows material from the martian surface captured by the robotic arm scoop during its first test dig and dump on June 1, 2008. The test sample shown was taken from the digging area informally known as 'Knave of Hearts.'
PIA10745:
Martian Soil Inside Phoenix's Robotic Arm Scoop
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows 3 images of a handful of martian soil the robotic arm scoop dug from the digging site informally called 'Knave of Hearts,' from the trench informally called 'Dodo' on June 1, 2008.
PIA10758:
Color Views of Soil Scooped on Sol 9
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows the martian surface beneath it. The light feature below the leg is informally called 'Holy Cow.'
PIA10759:
Martian Surface Beneath Phoenix
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander reaching with its Robotic Arm and taking a picture of the surface underneath the lander. The light feature in the middle of the image below the leg is informally called 'Holy Cow.'
PIA10760:
How Phoenix Looks Under Itself Animation Icon
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows a detailed image of the feature informally called 'Snow Queen,' located just beneath the lander. The holes in the image are located under Phoenix's thrusters.
PIA10761:
Martian Surface Beneath Phoenix Lander
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows the exhaust from its descent engine has blown soil off to reveal either rock or ice on the martian surface beneath it.
PIA10762:
Martian Surface Beneath Phoenix
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander scooped its first martian soil on June 5, 2008 as the first soil sample for delivery to the laboratory on the lander deck.
PIA10773:
Martian Soil Ready for Robotic Laboratory Analysis
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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This sample of Martian soil was collected by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander during the day after landing on June 8, 2008. The Robotic Arm Camera took the picture of the contents of the arm's scoop.
PIA10778:
Clumps in Phoenix Scoop
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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This image, acquired by the Robotic Arm Camera on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander, shows a spring on the ground under the lander near a footpad. This spring was released from the lander when the biobarrier was opened to free the Robotic Arm.
PIA10781:
Metal Spring near Phoenix Footpad
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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This image shows fine-grained material inside the Robotic Arm scoop as seen by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander on June 25, 2008. Fine, fluffy, red soil particles were collected in a sample called 'Rosy Red.'
PIA10919:
'Rosy Red' Soil in Phoenix's Scoop
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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This image was acquired by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Robotic Arm Camera on June 29, 2008. This image shows the trench on Mars it had dug informally called 'Snow White 5.'
PIA10929:
Snow White 5 Trench
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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This image shows the first time that the four spikes of the NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's thermal and electrical conductivity probe were inserted into Martian soil.
PIA10941:
Phoenix Conductivity Probe Inserted in Martian Soil Animation Icon
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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This image, taken by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Robotic Arm Camera on Sol 50, the 50th day of the mission, July 15, 2008, shows material collected in the lander's scoop from the rasping activity on the Martian surface.
PIA10966:
Rasped Soil Sample in Phoenix Scoop
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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This view from July 25, 2008 by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows the Robotic Arm scoop. The scoop was photographed to confirm it is empty in preparation for collecting a sample for analysis from a hard subsurface layer where soil may contain frozen water.
PIA10979:
Scoop Ready to Obtain New Sample
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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This image from the Robotic Arm Camera on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows that soil remained inside the arm's scoop after an attempt to deliver a soil sample to a laboratory oven on July 26, 2008.
PIA10982:
Soil Still in Scoop After Sample-Delivery Attempt
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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This image of 'Snow Queen,' was taken by the Robotic Arm Camera (RAC) aboard NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander.
PIA11000:
'Snow Queen' Animation Animation Icon
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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NASA's Phoenix Mars took this image on August 6, 2008. The shadow shows the outline of Phoenix's Thermal and Electrical Conductivity Probe, or TECP. The holes seen in the Martian surface were made by this instrument to measure the soil's conductivity.
PIA11022:
Martian Surface after Phoenix's Conductivity Measurements
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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This image from NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander on Aug. 20, 2008 shows some of the soil on the screen beneath the doors and one of the cell's two doors is fully open.
PIA11045:
Mid-Level Soil Sample for Oven Number Seven
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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Needles of the thermal and conductivity probe on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander were positioned into the bottom of a trench called 'Upper Cupboard.' The probe at the wrist of the robotic arm's scoop is seen after it was raised back out of the trench.
PIA10958:
Conductivity Probe after Trench-Bottom Placement
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander inserted the four needles of its thermal and conductivity probe into Martian soil during Sept. 4, 2008 leaving an imprint visible below the probe, and a shadow showing the probe's four needles is cast on a rock to the left.
PIA11071:
Phoenix Conductivity Probe with Shadow and Toothmark
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander inserted the four needles of its thermal and conductivity probe into Martian soil during Sept. 4, 2008.
PIA11072:
Phoenix Conductivity Probe Inserted into Martian Soil
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander took this image on Sept. 1, 2008. The view underneath the lander shows growth of the clumps adhering to leg strut.
PIA11074:
Underneath Phoenix Lander 97 Sols After Touchdown
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
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The Robotic Arm Camera on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander took this image on Oct. 18, 2008. The flat patch in the center of the image has the informal name 'Holy Cow,' based on researchers' reaction when they first saw it.
PIA11379:
Underneath the Phoenix Lander
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This artist's image of an imaginary camera zooming in from above shows the location of the Robotic Arm Camera on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander as it acquires an image of the scoop at the end of the arm.
PIA10715:
View from Above of Phoenix's Stowed Robotic Arm Camera Animation Icon
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image shows a microscopic view of fine-grained material at the tip of the Robotic Arm scoop as seen by the Robotic Arm Camera (RAC) aboard NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander on June 20, 2008, the 26th Martian day, or sol, of the mission.
PIA10918:
Pan and Zoom of 'Rosy Red' Soil in Scoop Animation Icon
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image shows a microscopic view of fine-grained material at the tip of the Robotic Arm scoop as seen by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander on June 20, 2008. Small clumps of fine, fluffy, red soil particles were collected in a sample called 'Rosy Red.'
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'Rosy Red' Soil in Scoop
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image is a view of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Surface Stereo Imager (SSI) as seen by the lander's Robotic Arm Camera. This image was taken on the afternoon of Sept. 22, 2008.
PIA11222:
Surface Stereo Imager on Mars, Side View
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image is a view of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Surface Stereo Imager (SSI) as seen by the lander's Robotic Arm Camera. This image was taken on the afternoon of Sept. 22, 2008.
PIA11223:
Surface Stereo Imager on Mars, Face-On
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This approximate color image is a view of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Robotic Arm Camera taken on the afternoon of Sept. 22, 2008. This yields proper coloring when imaging Phoenix's surrounding Martian environment.
PIA11224:
Robotic Arm Camera on Mars, with Lights Off
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image is a composite view of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Robotic Arm Camera (RAC) with its lights on, as seen by the lander's Surface Stereo Imager (SSI) taken on Sept. 22, 2008. This composite image is not true color.
PIA11225:
Robotic Arm Camera on Mars with Lights On
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
Thermal and Electrical Conductivity Probe
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This image was taken by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Robotic Arm Camera (RAC) on the ninth Martian day of the mission, or Sol 9 (June 3, 2008). The center of the image shows a trench informally called 'Dodo' after the second dig.
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Phoenix's "Dodo" Trench
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
Thermal and Electrical Conductivity Probe
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's robotic-arm camera took this image of the spacecraft's thermal and electrical-conductivity probe (TECP) inserted into Martian soil on May 25, 2008.
PIA11378:
Phoenix's Probe Inserted in Martian Soil
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows partial opening of doors to one of the tiny ovens of itsThermal and Evolved-Gas Analyzer. Each oven has a pair of spring-loaded doors over the opening where a soil sample will be delivered.
PIA10751:
Partially Opened Oven on Phoenix
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows the Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer instrument had been checked out and been approved to accept the sample from the location informally called 'Baby Bear.'
PIA10769:
First TEGA Oven is Ready to Accept a Sample
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer
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The Robotic Arm of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander released a sample of Martian soil onto a screened opening of the lander's Thermal and Evolved-Gas Analyzer (TEGA) during the 12th Martian day, or sol, since landing (June 6, 2008).
PIA10776:
Martian Soil Delivery to Analytical Instrument on Phoenix
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer
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This image shows a sample of Martian soil resting on a screen over the opening to one of the eight ovens of the Thermal and Evolved-Gas Analyzer instrument (TEGA) on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander.
PIA10782:
Small Effect of Vibrating Martian Soil Sample on Oven Door Animation Icon
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander is shown with one set of oven doors open and dirt from a sample delivery. A portion of the dirt sample entered the oven via a screen for analysis.
PIA10900:
Robotic Arm Camera Image of the South Side of the Thermal and Evolved-Gas Analyzer (Door TA4 receiving sample)
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer
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This frame from an animation shows NASA's Phoenix Lander's Robotic Arm scoop delivering a sample to the Thermal and Evolved-Gas Analyzer (TEGA) and how samples are analyzed within the instrument.
PIA11212:
Animation of TEGA Sample Delivery and Analysis Animation Icon
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer
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This image shows soil on the doors of the Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer (TEGA) onboard NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander. The image was taken by the lander on Oct. 7, 2008. This sample delivered to TEGA was named 'Rosy Red.'
PIA11128:
Soil on Phoenix's TEGA
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Robotic Arm Camera (RAC)
Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer
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This image taken on Oct. 14, 2008 shows four of the eight cells in the Thermal and Evolved-Gas Analyzer, or TEGA, on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander. TEGA's ovens, located underneath the cells, heat soil samples so the released gases can be analyzed.
PIA11236:
Soil Fills Phoenix Laboratory Cell
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Robotic Arm
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image from NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows the spacecraft's robotic arm in its stowed configuration, with its biobarrier unpeeled. The arm is still folded up, with its 'elbow' shown at upper left and its scoop at bottom right.
PIA10708:
Ready to Unfurl Animation Icon
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Robotic Arm
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image shows an artist's concept of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander snapping a picture of its arm, then transitions to the actual picture of the arm in its stowed configuration, with its biobarrier unpeeled.
PIA10709:
How to Take a Picture of A Robotic Arm Animation Icon
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Robotic Arm
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image was taken by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Stereo Surface Imager (SSI) on Sol 3. It illustrates the actions that Phoenix's Robotic Arm took to deploy its wrist.
PIA10730:
Phoenix Deploying its Wrist Animation Icon
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Robotic Arm
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows its robotic arm took a second scoop full of soil revealing whitish material at the bottom of the dig area informally called the 'Knave of Hearts' on Mars.
PIA10771:
Second Dig and Dump Test
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Robotic Arm
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image, taken by the Surface Stereo Imager on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander on the 14th Martian day of the mission (June 7, 2008), shows the cable that held the Robotic Arm's biobarrier in place during flight has snapped.
PIA10779:
Robotic Arm Biobarrier Cable
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Robotic Arm
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander used its Robotic Arm during the mission's 15th Martian day since landing (June 9, 2008) to test a 'sprinkle' method for delivering small samples of soil to instruments on the lander deck.
PIA10783:
Sprinkle Test by Phoenix's Robotic Arm (Movie) Animation Icon
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Robotic Arm
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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The Robotic Arm on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander has just delivered the first sample of dug-up soil to the spacecraft's microscope station in this image taken by the Surface Stereo Imager.
PIA10786:
First Sample Delivery to Mars Microscope
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Robotic Arm
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This panorama image of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's solar panel and the lander's Robotic Arm with a sample in the scoop. The image was taken just before the sample was delivered to the Optical Microscope.
PIA10793:
Panorama of Phoenix's Solar Panel and Robotic Arm Animation Icon
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Robotic Arm
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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The Surface Stereo Imager on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander recorded this image of the lander's Robotic Arm enlarging and combining the two trenches informally named 'Dodo' (left) and 'Goldilocks.'
PIA10794:
Digging Movie from Phoenix's Sol 18 Animation Icon
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Robotic Arm
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image of the trench shows a white layer that has been uncovered by the Robotic Arm (RA) scoop onboard NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander and is visible in the wall of the trench.
PIA10902:
First Dodo Trench with White Layer Visible in Dig Area Animation Icon
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Robotic Arm
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image shows one trench informally called 'Dodo-Goldilocks' after two digs by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's robotic arm. White material, possibly ice, is located only at the upper portion of the trench.
PIA10903:
"Dodo-Goldilocks" Trench Dug by Phoenix
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Robotic Arm
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This color-coded elevation map shows the 'Dodo-Goldilocks' trench dug by the Robotic Arm on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander.
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"Dodo-Goldilocks" Trench Elevation Map
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Robotic Arm
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image from NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows the lander's Robotic Arm scoop positioned over the Wet Chemistry Lab delivery funnel on Sol 29, the 29th Martian day after landing, or June 24, 2008.
PIA10913:
Phoenix Carries Soil to Wet Chemistry Lab
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Robotic Arm
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image from NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows the lander's Robotic Arm scoop positioned over the Wet Chemistry Lab Cell 1 delivery funnel on July 6, 2008, after a martian soil sample was delivered to the instrument.
PIA10930:
Phoenix Again Carries Soil to Wet Chemistry Lab
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Robotic Arm
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image taken on July 14, 2008, shows the silver colored rasp protruding from NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Robotic Arm scoop. The scoop is inverted and the rasp is pointing up above a red hewn martian surface covered with rocks.
PIA10964:
Phoenix Scoop Inverted Showing Rasp
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