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Mars lander has short circuit

May 31, 2008

Scientists for the Phoenix Mars Lander are wrestling with an intermittent short circuit in a device that will analyze ice and soil from the planet's surface.

Phoenix's three-month mission is to study whether the Martian north pole region could support primitive life. The craft is to perform several experiments seeking traces of organic compounds.

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