View Full Version : Daring Russian Sample Return mission to Martian Moon Phobos aims for November Liftoff

2011-Oct-13, 04:30 AM
In just over 3 weeks time, Russia plans to launch a bold mission to Mars who’s objective, if successful , is to land on the Martian Moon Phobos and return a cargo of precious soil samples back to Earth about three years later. The purpose is to determine the origin and evolution of Phobos and [...]

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2011-Oct-13, 06:29 PM
I've been waiting for this mission for years!

I wonder: Will Mars Express be able to take pictures of Phobos-Grunt?