Planetary Radio • May 26, 2008

Seven Minutes of Terror and Triumph: Phoenix Lands on Mars

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Peter Smith

Principal Investigator for Phoenix for 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.