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Martian Moon Phobos Hip-Deep In Powder

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September 12, 1998
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New temperature data and close-up images of the Martian moon Phobos gathered by NASA's Mars Global Surveyor indicate the surface of this small body has been pounded into powder by eons of meteoroid impacts, some of which started landslides that left dark trails marking the steep slopes of giant craters.

New temperature data and close-up images of the Martian moon Phobos gathered by NASA's Mars Global Surveyor indicate the surface of this small body has been pounded into powder by eons of meteoroid impacts, some of which started landslides that left dark trails marking the steep slopes of giant craters.


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National Aeronautics And Space Administration. "Martian Moon Phobos Hip-Deep In Powder." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 12 September 1998. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/09/980912112657.htm>.
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National Aeronautics And Space Administration. "Martian Moon Phobos Hip-Deep In Powder." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/09/980912112657.htm (accessed April 19, 2014).

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