Over at Gizmodo they have the most impressive guest blogger I have seen yet – the Phoenix Mars Lander itself! Click over to read its two current posts:
Includes a lot of interesting technical information and background on the lander, and a few “personal” insights:
One of the most common questions I’m asked, and one of the most difficult to explain, is whether I knew going in that this mission would cost me my life. The answer to that is yes, of course, and there’s not a single robotic explorer in our solar system that doesn’t know it faces the same fate. Unlike all of you, most of us can’t go home again.