Russian Mars Probe Phobos-Grunt Is Doomed | Talking Points Memo

Scientists have given up on any hope of regaining even minimal control over Russia’s wayward spacecraft Phobos-Grunt, which successfully launched for Martian moon Phobos on November 8, only to lose contact with engineers shortly thereafter and fail to boost out of Earth’s orbit, where it currently remains trapped.


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