Red Planet Scheduled To Get Puppy For Christmas

The UK's Beagle-2 probe has separated from the Mars Express Orbiter and is beginning its approach for a Christmas Day landing on Mars. Once it is on the ground, the probe will deploy its solar panels, play a little tune, and begin sniffing about for evidence of life on Mars.

About Phil Yanov

Phil Yanov is a Technologist, Columnist and Public Radio Commentator.

He is the founder of Tech After Five as well as the founder and President of the GSA Technology Council and the IT Leadership Council.

His personal technology column appears in Greenville Business Magazine and the Columbia Business Journal.

He co-hosts the Your Day technology shows heard on NPR radio stations across South Carolina and is a frequent contributor to technology stories appearing on radio and television.