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JPL's Mars Phoenix is the winner of two Rotary National Awards.
JPL’s Mars Phoenix lander was a recent winner of two Rotary National Awards for Space Achievement, which were bestowed by the Space Center Rotary Club of Houston. The awards, which honor individual and team achievements in human and robotic spaceflight programs, went to the Phoenix project team for “Outstanding technical excellence and team dedication enabling another first for the United States space program by the successful polar mission around another celestial body” and to Barry Goldstein for “Outstanding contributions as the Phoenix Project Manager, leading to the successful Mars landing followed by unprecedented scientific findings from the north polar region of Mars.”