No Word From NASA Lander in Mars
POSTED: Thursday, January 21, 2010 - 5:06pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 3:26pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - NASA says there's no word from the
Phoenix lander that is presumed to be frozen near the Martian north
The space agency said Thursday the Mars Odyssey spacecraft
passed over the Phoenix landing site 30 times during the last three
days and did not hear anything.
Scientists have said it is highly unlikely that Phoenix survived
the Martian winter. It landed on Mars in May 2008 and operated for
NASA will listen for Phoenix again next month.