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 Post subject: Phoenix lands on Mars
PostPosted: Mon May 26, 2008 8:27 am 
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Hi folks,

Here are a couple of early images from the Phoenix spacecraft, which landed successfully on Mars last night. For more info you can visit the NASA Phoenix Mission page.

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Mars eh?

Seems like quite the desert, tho i knew this before! Its interesting to see images from other planets! Its always been one of my dreams to check the moon out in person

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isnt this lander supposed to be drilling down 3meters for samples

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blackrabbit33 wrote:
isnt this lander supposed to be drilling down 3meters for samples

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thanks bob, i thought it did :)

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So... are they shooting with Canon or Nikon?

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psh nikon of course!


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Neither. It'll be an Olympus to take advantage of the 2x crop factor. :lol:

P.S. Nice depth of field on the second one. It's a shame the EXIF data wasn't transmitted. :twisted:

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add a little water, stir, and wah-lah...instant earth....mayber...it sure does look like the desert, what great shots...am gonna scoot over and see if there are any others...


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