In Greek mythology, a phoenix or phenix (Ancient Greek φοίνιξ phóinīx) is a long-lived bird that is cyclically regenerated or reborn. Associated with the sun, a phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor [wikipedia.org] This was a very exciting Christmas. I was on the job while inadvertendly clicked on the […]
Phoenix is dead. It’s been a week since the last signal was received. Low light, low temperatures and sandstorms killed her, but she gave us 25000 photos and 149 days of operation, versus the original planned 90 days.