NASA Spacecraft Appears to Have Landed on Mars!

This has nothing to do with any kind of data. A human milestone!

Why not to put a WiMAAAAAX 802.16m (m=Mars) base station there?

Read the story from the New York Times:

NASA’s Phoenix Mars spacecraft appears to have made a safe landing on Mars.

Just before 8 p.m. Eastern time, mission controllers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory here received a radio signal from the Phoenix on the ground in the icy plains north of Mars’ Arctic circle.

Because the signal was relayed via the Mars Odyssey orbiter, the controllers would have to wait another couple of hours, until Odyssey’s next pass over the landing site, for additional word of the Phoenix’s condition, including whether it had successfully unfolded its solar panels and possibly the first photographs more…

 

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