NASA plans to launch another Mars probe in 2007

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Mars Probe
Looks like NASA is getting ready to launch another Mars probe.

“NASA is moving ahead with plans to put a long-armed lander on Mars’ icy north pole to search for clues for water and possible signs of life, the space agency said Thursday.”

The $386 million Phoenix Mars is scheduled to touch down in the Martian arctic in May 2008. The stationary probe will use its robotic arm to dig into the icy terrain and scoop up soil samples to analyze. In 2002, the Mars Odyssey orbiter spotted evidence of ice-rich soil near the arctic surface.”

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