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Failed Mars Probe From Cold War Era May Have Been Found

AP | Posted 04.12.2013 | Science

LOS ANGELES -- Space fans from Russia scanning NASA images have spotted what may be a Soviet spacecraft that landed on Mars in 1971 and then mysteriou...

Russian Mission To Send Probe To Mars' Moon Fails

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV and SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 01.08.2012 | Technology

MOSCOW — A Russian spacecraft on its way to Mars with 12 tons of toxic fuel is stuck circling the wrong planet: ours. And it could come crashing...

Russia Launches First Interplanetary Mission Since Soviet Times

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 01.08.2012 | World

MOSCOW — Russia launched an unmanned probe on a daring mission to reach Phobos, a moon of Mars, and to fly samples of its soil back to Earth. T...

Scientists Begin 520-Day Mars Mission Simulation

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

MOSCOW — An international team of researchers climbed into a set of windowless steel capsules Thursday to launch a 520-day simulation of a fligh...

Mars Simulation Mission Locks Up Researchers In Windowless Capsule For 520 Days

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

MOSCOW — A manned mission to Mars may be decades away, but an international team of researchers will try to experience what one might be like by...

Russia Proposes Nuclear Spaceship To Fly Humans To Mars

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

MOSCOW — Russia should build a new nuclear-powered spaceship for prospective manned missions to Mars and other planets, the nation's space chief...