View Full Version : Astrophotographers Capture Phobos-Grunt; ESA Ends Tracking the Russian Probe

2011-Dec-02, 07:20 PM
While amateur astrophotographers have been tracking the Phobos-Grunt spacecraft in its orbit around Earth, ESA has decided to curtail operations to try and make further contact with the ailing craft. “Efforts in the past week to send commands to and receive data from the Russian Mars mission via ESA ground stations have not succeeded; no [...]

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