A panoramic image taken from the deck of the Phoenix Mars Lander at its landing site in the "Green Valley", Scandia Colles, Vastitas Borealis, Mars. The images used to create this image were taken over sols (solar days) 13-43 of Phoenix's time on Mars. (From Martian Vistas/Phoenix - The Peter Pan)
INTERACTIVE PANORAMA: Click and drag on the image to move in any direction. Use the Shift Key to zoom in, and the Ctrl Key to zoom out. Panoramic Composite by: James Canvin / Martian Vistas, Produced by AJ Chavar / washingtonpost.com
Phoenix Spacecraft Explores Mars Photos | NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander plunged into the atmosphere and successfully landed on the Red Planet's northern polar region on May 25, 2008, where it will began 90 days of digging in the permafrost to look for evidence for the building blocks of life.