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Fraser
2004-Jan-02, 09:21 PM
SUMMARY: The search for Beagle 2 continues. Operators announced on December 31 that the British lander had failed to report in for the eighth time. At this point, the lander will have switched to a new mode where it tries to communicate twice a day. Although unlikely, it's possible that Beagle 2's onboard timer was reset during the landing, which would mean it was trying to communicate out of sync with Mars Odyssey and Earth-based radio telescopes. Mars Express will start searching on January 5, which operators believe will bring their best chances of finding it.

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bill mc bride
2004-Jan-02, 09:24 PM
got blown away by the winds on mars

damienpaul
2004-Jan-03, 07:27 AM
buried in the storms on mars perhaps?

Michael Kennedy
2004-Jan-04, 12:34 AM
:( It simply crashed on Mars

damienpaul
2004-Jan-04, 02:14 AM
abducted by martians?

Guest
2004-Jan-05, 05:09 PM
It hit the ground so hard in it`s gas filled bags that it bounced back into orbit !! :wacko: Parachute probably failed ?

damienpaul
2004-Jan-05, 10:47 PM
and then abducted by aliens

Littlemews
2004-Jan-06, 02:24 AM
or a Giant Worm eat it :lol:

damienpaul
2004-Jan-06, 04:07 AM
the abducted...ah you get the picture