Mars Phoenix Lander ends mission: good night, sweet prince
The saga of the Mars Phoenix Lander has apparently come to an end with death-by-freezing at the Mars North Pole.
[q url="http://www.examiner.com/x-504-Space-News-Examiner~y2008m11d10-Mars-Phoenix-Lander-ends-mission-good-night-sweet-prince"] After more than five months of successful service, the plucky little Mars Phoenix Lander has apparently frozen in the early stages of the harsh Martian winter. The Phoenix team acknowledged that the lander hadn't phoned home recently.[/q]