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Phoenix Mars Lander reaches Mars today

After ten months of travel, spacecraft Phoenix Mars Lander will reach Mars tonight to explore the Artic Plain in search of water. It will take seven minutes to slow down from 20.000 km/h, entering Mars atmosphere, to 8 km/h when touching ground.

You can follow the live webcast of the landing on:

http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html

The webcast is scheduled on the Public Channel today Sunday from 6.30pm to 8.45pm Eastern time.