Today, Phoenix will (hopefully) land on Mars!

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  1. Dark_Convoy

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    http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5j1hvRUNc9W-3lupLU6TLQtR0gdRAD90SHCLO0

     
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    Awesome, hopefully some people can move there someday.
     
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    Very exciting day. I've been a Astronomy fan just as much as Tf fan. Gonna watch it live on NASA TV.

    You can also follow it online.

    GO MPL GO!!!
     
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    The are doing a live special on the science channel as well.
     
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    So it lands at about 4:50 p.m. mountain time right? I don't want to miss this!
     
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    Awesome. Wonder if there'll be any Martians hiding behind the rocks.
     
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    Aaron Master of Crystalocution Moderator Content Contributor

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    Set to record on the DVR. I can't wait.
     
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    linky no worky
     
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    It landed at a 1/4 degree tilt! Flat as a pancake!

    Solar Cell Deployment has occurred not confirmed yet.

    Earliest pictures 1hr 20mins from now if everything goes as planed.
     
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    I nerdgasamed.
     
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    WHOO! Score one for Earth! Now hopefully it'll get something that isn't just Martian rocks.
     
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    They are hoping for Martian ice.
     
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    Images should be mins away!
     
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    ZOMG such beauty !!!!!!
     
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    Good to see that she came in flat and has both solar panels open. Lets hope that we get the whole season in before it gets frozen come winter.
     
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