Archive For May, 2008

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“Did you watch it?”

Did I watch it? I've been asked about a dozen times since Phoenix landed if I watched the landing. Coverage was available, after all, on NASA-TV (both satellite and web feeds), and the Science Channel ran Mars footage all night, including covering the NASA TV feed.  I've worked on a lot of Mars Stuff, and indeed Phoenix runs VxWorks 5.2…


Congratulations to the Mars Phoenix Lander team on successfully landing Phoenix in the arctic region of Mars.  Well Done!! 

NASA TV is running coverage of Mars Phoenix Lander's  descent to the surface of Mars... right NOW! And.. of course... I'm watching.  :)  Longer posting later. We're about 1.5 hours from the 7 minutes of terror...