Phoenix Descending

Phoenix Descending

Phoenix Descending

Bad Astronomy
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May 26 2008 3:56 PM

Phoenix Descending

As I looked at the spectacular -- yet understated -- picture of Phoenix beneath its parachute, I decided I couldn't just let what I wrote before stand. I needed to gesticulate, I needed to make faces, I needed to say something!

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And you know what the best part is? This picture of Phoenix was taken before it was even doing any science! The mission had just started.

What will happen next?