Life, for ever dying to be born afresh, for ever young and eager, will presently stand upon this earth as upon a footstool, and stretch out its realm amidst the stars.
(Photographer unknown. Please let me know if you know.)
Tuesday, December 2, 2008
Not gonna rise from the ashes this time.
Phoenix is officially dead, and no one's even listening for it anymore. Thanks to the entire Phoenix team for a fantastic few months. From the moving goo on the lander legs to a Martian snowfall, this was a really entertaining mission. (Oh yeah, and scientifically-groundbreaking, too.)