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Planetary RadioJuly 30, 2007

Phoenix Mars Lander Principal Investigator Peter Smith

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Peter Smith
Peter Smith

Principal Investigator for Phoenix, University of Arizona

Phoenix will soon be on its way to the Red Planet. Principal Investigator Peter Smith tells us about his aptly-named bird that will set down much farther north on Mars than any previous lander. Emily Lakdawalla solves the mystery of longitude on other planets in her Q&A contribution, while Bruce Betts explores a busy night sky and offers yet another space trivia contest in What's Up!

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