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Fraser
2012-Jan-31, 08:50 PM
Roscosmos said today that a computer malfunction caused by cosmic rays was the reason for the failure of the Phobos-Grunt spacecraft. The original mission was to do a sample return from Marsí largest moon, but the spacecraft crashed back to Earth on January 15 after the rocket failed to send it out of Earth orbit [...]

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