But, just like the mission, Smith left the ultimate question of extraterrestrial life unanswered, saying just that his team needed time to go back to their labs and examine the data from the mission in greater detail.
@MarsPhoenix, the lively voice of the lander, sent her last message six minutes ago.
“01010100 01110010 01101001 01110101 01101101 01110000 01101000 <3,” she Tweeted.
That’s binary for “Triumph,” and the herald of a new digital-savvy era for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. (Wired Science)