First Images From Phoenix

This mission is not likely to be very exciting in the imaging. So far most of what has been returned looks more like the more ordinary images returned by the Mars Rovers. The real excitement of this mission is drilling for the water ice. The first images are look a whole lot like an old moon mission from the early sixties: Mars Phoenix Opens Its Eyes

The horizon from Phoenix. You can now see the features that made up the cantaloupe-like texture of the images of this region from orbit.

Martian Horizon from Phoenix

The Surrounding Environment of Phoenix