American Flag and mini-DVD on Phoenix
May 28, 2008
This image, released on Memorial Day, May 26, 2008, shows the American flag and a mini-DVD on the Phoenix's deck, which is about 3 ft. above the Martian surface. The mini-DVD from the Planetary Society contains a message to future Martian explorers, science fiction stories and art inspired by the Red Planet, and the names of more than a quarter million earthlings.
Topics: Entertainment Culture, Human Interest, Mare Boreum quadrangle, Mars, Space exploration, Martian, Solar System, Phoenix, Unmanned spacecraft