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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 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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Robotic Arm
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image was taken by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander on June 12, 2008. The lander's scoop sprinkled a small amount of soil into a notch in the MECA box where the microscope's sample wheel is exposed.
PIA11037:
First Sample Delivery to Mars Microscope
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander took this false color image August 7, 2008. It shows a soil sample from a trench informally called 'Rosy Red' after being delivered to a gap between partially opened doors on the lander's Thermal and Evolved-Gas Analyzer.
PIA11023:
Color View of 'Rosy Red' Delivered to TEGA
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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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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image was acquired by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander on July 8, 2008 showing the trench informally called 'Snow White.' Two samples were delivered to the Wet Chemistry Laboratory, part of the Microscopy, Electrochemistry, and Conductivity Analyzer.
PIA11010:
'Snow White' Trench
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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The full-circle panorama in approximately true color taken by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows the polygonal patterning of ground at the landing area, similar to patterns in permafrost areas on Earth.
PIA11007:
Full-Circle Color Panorama of Phoenix Landing Site on Northern Mars Animation Icon
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This view combines more than 400 images taken during the first weeks after NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander arrived on an arctic plain on Mars in 2008. Polygonal patterning of ground in the landing area and trenches exposing subsurface material are visible.
PIA11006:
Full-Circle Color Panorama of Phoenix Landing Site on Northern Mars, Polar Projection
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This view combines more than 400 images taken during the first several weeks after NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander arrived on an arctic plain on Mars in 2008. The full-circle panorama shows the polygonal patterning of ground in the landing area.
PIA11005:
Full-Circle Color Panorama of Phoenix Landing Site on Northern Mars, Vertical Projection
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image taken by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Surface Stereo Imager shows the trenches, labeled Dodo-Goldilocks and Snow White, and the areas that were identified for digging, labeled Cupboard and Neverland.
PIA11004:
Phoenix's Workspace
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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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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image shows the evolution of the trench called 'Snow White' that NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander began digging on the 22nd Martian day of the mission after the May 25, 2008, landing.
PIA11031:
Snow White Trench (Animation) Animation Icon
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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A laser beam from the Canadian-built lidar instrument on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander can be seen in this contrast-enhanced image taken by Phoenix's Surface Stereo Imager on July 26, 2008, during early Martian morning hours of the 61st Martian day.
PIA11030:
Zenith Movie showing Phoenix's Lidar Beam (Animation) Animation Icon
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Phoenix
MOLA
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This image indicated NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander landing area on Mars to a topographical map indicating relative elevations in the landing region prior to landing. The elevations could have affected wind patterns at the site.
PIA11029:
Wind-Related Topography in Phoenix's Region of Mars (Animation) Animation Icon
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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The Surface Stereo Imager onboard NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander captures a scene with three different filters. The images are sent to Earth in black and white and the color is added by mission scientists.
PIA11028:
How Phoenix Creates Color Images (Animation) Animation Icon
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Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer
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This image 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.
PIA11026:
TEGA Sample Delivery and Analysis (Animation) Animation Icon
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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
Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander collected a soil sample and attempted to deliver some of it to it laboratory oven on deck on July 28, 2008. The sample came from a hard layer at the bottom of 'Snow White' trench and may have contained water ice mixed with soil.
PIA10999:
After Sample-Delivery Attempt, Sol 62
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This anaglyph was acquired by NASA's Phoenix Lander; in the bottom left is a trench dug by Phoenix's Robotic Arm. In the bottom right is one of Phoenix's two solar panels. You will need 3-D glasses to view this image.
PIA10998:
Martian Surface as Seen by Phoenix
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This anaglyph, acquired by NASA's Phoenix Lander's Surface Stereo Imager on June 19, 2008, shows a view of the Martian surface near the lander. The trench shown here is informally called 'Snow White 1.' 3D glasses are necessary.
PIA10997:
Martian Surface as Seen by Phoenix
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This anaglyph, acquired by NASA's Phoenix Lander's Surface Stereo Imager on June 19, 2008, shows a view of the Martian surface near the lander. The trench shown here is informally called 'Snow White 1.' 3D glasses are necessary.
PIA10996:
Martian Surface as Seen by Phoenix
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This anaglyph, acquired by NASA's Phoenix Lander on Jun. 19, 2008, shows a stereoscopic 3D view of the Martian surface near the lander. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA10995:
Martian Surface as Seen by Phoenix
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This anaglyph, acquired by NASA's Phoenix Lander on Jun. 7, 2008, shows a stereoscopic 3D view of the Martian surface near the lander. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA10994:
Martian Surface as Seen by Phoenix
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This anaglyph, acquired by NASA's Phoenix Lander's Surface Stereo Imager on June 8, 2008, shows a stereoscopic 3D view of the Martian surface near the lander. 3D glasses are necessary.
PIA10993:
Martian Surface as Seen by Phoenix
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This anaglyph, acquired by NASA's Phoenix Lander on Jun. 8, 2008, shows a stereoscopic 3D view of the Martian surface near the lander. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA10992:
Martian Surface as Seen by Phoenix
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This anaglyph, acquired by NASA's Phoenix Lander on Jun. 10, 2008, shows a large rock called 'Winkies.' 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA10991:
Martian Surface as Seen by Phoenix
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This anaglyph, acquired by NASA's Phoenix Lander on Jun. 15, 2008, shows the largest rock informally called 'Midgard.' 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA10990:
Martian Surface as Seen by Phoenix
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This anaglyph, acquired by NASA's Phoenix Lander on Jun. 23, 2008, shows a stereoscopic 3D view of the Martian surface near the lander. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA10989:
Martian Surface as Seen by Phoenix
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This anaglyph, acquired by NASA's Phoenix Lander on Jun. 26, 2008, shows a stereoscopic 3D view of the Martian surface near the lander. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA10988:
Martian Surface as Seen by Phoenix
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This anaglyph, acquired by NASA's Phoenix Lander shows a stereoscopic 3D view of a trench informally called 'Snow White' dug by Phoenix's Robotic Arm. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA10987:
Martian Surface as Seen by Phoenix
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This anaglyph, acquired by NASA's Phoenix Lander's show Phoenix's solar panel is seen in the bottom right corner of the image. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA10986:
Martian Surface as Seen by Phoenix
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This colorglyph, acquired by NASA's Phoenix Lander's Surface Stereo Imager shows part of Phoenix's workplace and is informally called 'Wonderland.' 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA10985:
Martian Surface as Seen by Phoenix
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer
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This view from NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander was taken on July 26, 2008 after the lander's scoop sprinkled a soil sample over its Thermal and Evolved-Gas Analyzer (TEGA). Some of the soil sample can be seen at the bottom of the adjacent pair of doors.
PIA10983:
After Attempted Sample Delivery on Sol 60, False Color
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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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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer
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This image taken on July 18, 2008 from NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows double doors on the right are wide open on four pairs of oven doors on Phoenix's Thermal and Evolved-Gas Analyzer (TEGA).
PIA10980:
Doors Fully Open on Phoenix's Next Oven
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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
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This view from the Surface Stereo Imager on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows the trench informally named 'Snow White' after a series of scrapings were done in preparation for collecting a sample for analysis from a hard subsurface layer.
PIA10978:
'Snow White' Trench After Scraping
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Robotic Arm
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This view from NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows a portion of the trench informally named 'Snow White,' 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA10977:
'Snow White' Trench After Scraping (Stereo View)
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Robotic Arm
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander used the motorized rasp on the back of its robotic arm scoop on July 26, 2008 to penetrate a hard layer at the bottom of a trench informally called Snow White.This image shows most of the 16 holes left by a four-by-four array.
PIA10981:
After Rasping by Phoenix in 'Snow White' Trench, Sol 60
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This panorama mosaic of images was taken by the Surface Stereo Imager on board NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander. This mosaic documents the midnight sun over Mars' polar cap during several days of the mission.
PIA10976:
Midnight Sun on Mars
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image shows the trench informally named 'Snow White' taken by the Surface Stereo Imager on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander on July 21, 2008.
PIA10974:
Before & After of Rasping on Sol 56 Animation Icon
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This view from NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows a portion of the trench informally named 'Snow White,' with two holes near the top of the image. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA10972:
Two Holes from Using Rasp in 'Snow White' (Stereo)
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer
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Double doors on the right are wide open in this image of four pairs of oven doors on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Thermal and Evolved-Gas Analyzer (TEGA).
PIA10971:
Doors Fully Open on Phoenix's Next Oven
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This color mosaic image of the protective cover of the lidar onboard NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander was taken by the Surface Stereo Imager (SSI) on Sol 35, or the 35th day of the mission, June 30, 2008. The lidar is part of the Canadian-built weather station.
PIA10970:
Oh Canada!
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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
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image, taken by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Surface Stereo Imager on Sol 50, or the 50th day of the mission, July 15, 2008, shows two holes at the top created by the lander's Robotic Arm's motorized rasp tool.
PIA10965:
Rasping in 'Snow White'
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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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Robotic Arm
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image taken by the Surface Stereo Imager on Sol 49, or the 49th Martian day of the mission (July 14, 2008), shows thermal and electrical conductivity probe on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Robotic Arm.
PIA10963:
Phoenix Conductivity Probe
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Robotic Arm comes into contact with a rock informally named 'Alice' near the 'Snow White' trench on Mars. The scoop is seen at the end of the Robotic Arm.
PIA10952:
Phoenix Robotic Arm connects with 'Alice'
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander is enlarging a trench informally named 'Snow White' to prepare a cleaned-off area at the top of a subsurface layer of hard material, possibly ice-rich soil on Mars.
PIA10951:
Preparatory Groundwork in 'Snow White' Trench
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image, and many like it, are one way NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander measured trace amounts of water vapor in the atmosphere over far-northern Mars.
PIA10950:
Eyeing the Sky's Water Vapor
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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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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image, acquired by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander on July 7, 2008, shows the sample scraping area in the trench informally called 'Snow White' on Mars. Part of the lander is seen above the trench.
PIA10931:
Digging in "Snow White" Trench
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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 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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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image was acquired by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Surface Stereo Imager (SSI) in the late afternoon of the 30th Martian day of the mission, or Sol 30 (June 25, 2008). This is hours after the beginning of Martian northern summer.
PIA10923:
Happy Mars Solstice!
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image was acquired by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander on June 26, 2008. Seen are trenches informally called 'Snow White 1' (left), 'Snow White 2' (right), and within the Snow White 2 trench, the smaller scraping area called 'Snow White 3.'
PIA10922:
Color Image of Snow White Trenches and Scraping
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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 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.'
PIA10921:
'Rosy Red' Soil in Scoop
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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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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)
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
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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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This color image from NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows the trench dubbed 'Snow White,' after further digging on June 19, 2008. The lander's solar panel is casting a shadow over a portion of the trench.
PIA10912:
'Snow White' in Color
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows the trench, called 'Dodo-Goldilocks,' lacking lumps of ice seen previously. The ice had sublimated, a process similar to evaporation, over the course of four days.
PIA10911:
Ice on Mars -- Now it's Gone
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This color image was acquired by the Surface Stereo Imager on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander on the 21st day of the mission, or Sol 20 (June 15, 2008). It shows lumps of ice in the lower left corner of a trench nicknamed 'Dodo-Goldilocks.'
PIA10910:
Ice on Mars - Now You See It
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image acquired by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander on June 19, 2008 showing two trenches informally called 'Snow White 1' (left) and 'Snow White 2' (right).
PIA10909:
Snow White Trenches
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image from NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows the spacecraft's activity site on June 16, 2008, after the spacecraft touched down on the Red Planet's northern polar plains. Parts of Phoenix can be seen in the foreground.
PIA10908:
Phoenix's Lay of the Land
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image from NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows the spacecraft's activity on June 16, 2008, after the spacecraft touched down on the Red Planet's northern polar plains. Phoenix's solar panels are seen in the foreground.
PIA10907:
Phoenix's Workplace Map
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image was acquired by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Surface Stereo Imager and shows sublimation of ice in the trench informally called 'Dodo-Goldilocks' over the course of four days.
PIA10906:
Disappearing Ice Animation Icon
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows the excavation of a trench, dubbed 'Snow White,' in a patch of Martian soil located near the center of a polygonal surface feature, nicknamed 'Cheshire Cat.'
PIA10905:
Digging of 'Snow White' Begins
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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.
PIA10904:
"Dodo-Goldilocks" Trench Elevation Map
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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 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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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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The Surface Stereo Imager on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander recorded this true-color image of the lander's Robotic Arm enlarging and combining the two trenches informally named 'Dodo' (left) and 'Goldilocks.'
PIA10901:
Animation of "Dodo" and "Goldilocks" Trenches 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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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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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 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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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 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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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This panorama looks to the southeast and shows rocks casting shadows, polygons on the surface and as the image looks to the horizon, NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's backshell gleams in the distance.
PIA10792:
Animation of Panorama of Phoenix Landing Area Looking Southeast Animation Icon
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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Images taken by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Surface Stereo Imager, combined into a panoramic view looking north from the lander.
PIA10791:
Phoenix Animation Looking North Animation Icon
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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This image from an animated 'flyover' of the workspace of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's was taken by the Surface Stereo Imager on Sol 14 (June 8, 2008), or the 14th Martian day after landing.
PIA10790:
Flyover Animation of Phoenix Workspace Animation Icon
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Phoenix
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Scientists were anticipating clear skies when NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander arrives on the north polar plains of the Red Planet Sunday, May 25, 2008.
PIA10788:
Martian Dust Storm on May 18, 2008 Animation Icon
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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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These two images were taken by the Surface Stereo Imager (SSI) on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander when it was pointed almost straight up, toward the southwest. Zenith is near the top of the center frame.
PIA10787:
Blowing in the Wind Animations 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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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Surface Stereo Imager took this image on Sol 14 (June 8, 2008), the 14th Martian day after landing. It shows two trenches dug by Phoenix's Robotic Arm.
PIA10785:
Color View 'Dodo' and 'Baby Bear' Trenches
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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 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)
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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
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 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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Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer
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This image shows a view from NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's Stereo Surface Imager's left eye after delivery of soil to the TEGA, taken on June 6, 2008. Sensors inside the device indicate no soil passed through the screen and into the oven.
PIA10777:
Soil Delivery to Phoenix Oven
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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
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows trenches dug by its robotic arm. The trench on the left is informally called 'Dodo' and was dug as a test. The trench on the right is informally called 'Baby Bear.'
PIA10775:
"Dodo" and "Baby Bear" Trenches
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Robotic Arm
Surface Stereo Imager (SSI)
Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer
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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander shows its robotic arm scoop containing a soil sample poised over the partially open door of the Thermal and Evolved-Gas Analyzer's number four cell, or oven on June 5, 2008.
PIA10774:
Soil Sample Poised at TEGA Door
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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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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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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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