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Landing on Mars: How Hard Can It Be?

June 09, 2008 • 0:28:52

JPL's Rob Manning explores just a few of the challenges of landing a spacecraft on another planet. We also get a Phoenix mission update from Emily Lakdawalla, who says not everything is going well.

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