Seven Minutes of Terror and Triumph: Phoenix Lands on Mars
Air Date: 05/26/2008
Run Time: 0:28:52
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- Peter Smith, Principal Investigator for Phoenix, University of Arizona
Special coverage of the Phoenix mission continues following the thrilling touchdown of the spacecraft in the Arctic Circle of Mars. You'll hear exclusive conversations with Principal Investigator Peter Smith from before and after the landing, along with exciting playback of the landing itself, as enjoyed by 750 space fans at The Planetary Society's Planetfest celebration. Bruce Betts helps Mat Kaplan wrap up Planetfest with an on-location version of What's Up, complete with a new space trivia contest.