Good Night, Sweet Phoenix

Five months ago, it landed on the Martian surface » 11/01/08 1:00pm 11/01/08 1:00pm — and into our hearts. It gave us soil analysis data, , and even . Now, with its power deteriorating, its sunlight exposure shrinking, and Martian temperatures dropping to almost -100°C, the Phoenix lander's time may be up. Project manager Barry Goldstein admitted "we're …