Martian Sunrise

The Phoenix lander imaged Martian sunrise. It’s the beginning of the end of the Phoenix mission. Why? The lander’s arrival was timed to coincide with the arctic summer so the midnight sun would power up the mission for ninety days. The low sun will be up less and less time each day. Eventually Phoenix will fade into the Martian fall, mission over in the northern gloom.

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Todd lives in Minnesota, serving a Catholic parish as a lay minister.
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