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Color Image of Phoenix Parachute on Mars Surface
05.27.08
 
Color Image of Phoenix Parachute on Mars Surface



This shows a color image from Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera. It shows the Phoenix parachute top attached to the back shell bottom on the Mars surface. In this image, north is down.

The Phoenix Mission is led by the University of Arizona, Tucson, on behalf of NASA. Project management of the mission is by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif. Spacecraft development is by Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Denver.

Image NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona


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