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View Full Version : Russia Fuels Phobos-Grunt and sets Mars Launch for November 9



Fraser
2011-Oct-29, 05:40 AM
Russia’s Space Agency, Roskosmos, has set November 9 as the launch date for the Phobos-Grunt mission to Mars and its tiny moon Phobos. Roskosmos has officially announced that the audacious mission to retrieve the first ever soil samples from the surface of Phobos will blastoff from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan atop a Zenit-2SB rocket [...]

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