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Old January 12 2010, 10:36 PM   #1
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NASA checks for Phoenix rising!

In 6 days, NASA will begin listening for signals from the Mars Phoenix Lander in the off chance that it survived winter season at the LZ.

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Old January 14 2010, 10:16 PM   #2
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Re: NASA checks for Phoenix rising!

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In 6 days, NASA will begin listening for signals from the Mars Phoenix Lander in the off chance that it survived winter season at the LZ.

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Fingers crossed! So long as they survive the landing and the first few days, these machines - Russian or American - have a pretty good record of keeping on working longer than planned or hoped.
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Old January 14 2010, 11:25 PM   #3
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Re: NASA checks for Phoenix rising!

Let's hope so, but I seriously doubt it. It's onw thing surviving for a few years in the reletively cmfortable temperatures that the two rovers have, it's wuite another surviving a martian winter, but fingers crossed....
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Old January 23 2010, 12:10 AM   #4
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Re: NASA checks for Phoenix rising!

No signals. There are a couple more listening sessions slated for later in the year.
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