Hope for the future.

If only as a distraction from the turmoil back here on Earth, the news that the Phoenix Mars Lander had made it down to the planets surface in one functioning piece is cause for celebration!

Phoenix Lander imageSadly not equipped to roam as previous lander’s, it will nonetheless conduct experiments and send back valuable information – it might even discover signs of life and rewrite our understanding of the way the universe works.

It might even do what science fiction buffs have hope for years, i.e. provide the basic information that might allow us to send an offshoot of our population to colonise another planet.

Anyone wishing to follow up the remarkable pictures and other information from the project will find as much as they need here at the NASA Phoenix Mars Lander page. Makes good reading. 🙂

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s