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Phobos Grunt

Failed Russian Satellite To Swim With The Fishes

Posted 05.18.2012 | Science

By: Peter B. de Selding, Space News Published: 03/17/2012 08:12 AM EDT on WASHINGTON -- The Russian government will guide the large Expr...

Mars Probe Crash Sparks Conspiracy Theories

| Denise Chow | Posted 01.23.2012 | Science

When an ill-fated Russian Mars probe fell to Earth over the weekend, the spacecraft's untimely demise set off a flurry of conflicting media reports an...

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WATCH: Zero-G Junkyard | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 03.23.2012 | Science

You may think it's a bad thing that huge chunks of metal periodically fall out of the sky, but have you ever thought about the ones that don't come crashing down to Earth? That's right. There's an ever-growing amount of space junk in constant orbit around our little planet.

Russian Mars Probe Crashed, But Where?

Posted 03.17.2012 | Science

by Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press MOSCOW -- Russian officials say they still have no firm information where a failed Mars moon probe plummet...

Why Are There 15,000 Pieces Of Junk In Orbit?

| David Wright | Posted 03.15.2012 | Science

Early in the Space Age, little thought was given to objects left in orbit as part of satellite launches. But as the number of those objects has grown,...

Spacecraft To Embark On Groundbreaking Journey

| Posted 01.08.2012 | Technology

By John Matson (Click here for original article.) Planetary scientists may soon get the dirt on a Martian moon—literally. A Russian spacecraft...

Phobos Close Up: PICTURES Of Mars Moon Are Most Detailed To Date

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

On March 7th, the European Space Agency's Mars Express spacecraft performed a flyby of Mars' larger moon, Phobos, and managed to take the most detaile...