Phobos-Grunt: destination Mars in November
The Russian space probe is scheduled to depart for Phobos, Mars’ small moon, on 8 November with several French instruments. Its goal: to determine Phobos’ origins.News Sciences InstitutionalNovember 27, 2011
ESA ground station makes contact with Phobos-Grunt
The European Space Agency (ESA) succeeded in making contact with the Russian spacecraft stuck in Earth orbit on Tuesday 22 November, reviving hopes that the mission might be saved.News Sciences InstitutionalNovember 24, 2011
Phobos-Grunt probe could disintegrate in early...
The Russian spacecraft has so far failed to set a course for Mars and could re-enter Earth’s atmosphere early in January if engineers are unable to regain control of it.News Sciences InstitutionalNovember 16, 2011
Phobos-Grunt probe fails to achieve Mars...
The Russian probe failed to achieve its intended Mars trajectory a few hours after lifting off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Tuesday at 21:16 CET. The Russian space agency...News Sciences InstitutionalNovember 9, 2011