Source: Popular Science
One of the most successful unmanned missions to the Martian surface comes to a close with the end of the the
The lander, which essentially went into hibernation for the long Martian winter back in 2008 did not survive intact. As pictures from the Mars Odyssey orbiter proved last week that the solar panels had been damaged by ice buildup.
There was hope for continuing the
That is cool and all but many (me) deemed completely unsuccessful as it failed to find even one, not even one, little green man.
While scientists continue to study the findings of the
The Martian lander is dead, long live the Martian lander.