November 11, 2011

Russian Mars Probe Stuck Circling Earth

Jonathan Amos, BBC News


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Efforts are continuing to try to regain control of the Russian Mars mission that is stuck circling the Earth.

The Phobos-Grunt spacecraft was put in orbit on Wednesday, but failed to fire the engine that was designed to take it on to the Red Planet.

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TAGGED: Space Travel, Mars, Russia

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