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Emily LakdawallaMay 25, 2008

Entry, Descent, and Landing events...refresh this often...

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's absolute slew has been completed. That means they're pointed and ready to receive the signal from Phoenix, and also to attempt the HiRISE photo of the parachute as the spacecraft descends toward its landing.

Spacecraft indicates pressurization...

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