View Full Version : Phobos-Grunt and Yinghuo-1 Encapsulated for Voyage to Mars and Phobos

2011-Nov-05, 02:20 AM
Phobo-Grunt, Russia’s first interplanetary mission in nearly two decades, has now been encapsulated inside the payload fairing and sealed to the payload adapter for mating to the upper stage of the Zenit booster rocket that will propel the probe to Mars orbit and carry out history’s first ever landing on the petite Martian moon Phobos [...]

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