View Full Version : Search for Beagle 2 is Winding Down

2005-Sep-10, 11:55 AM
SUMMARY: After three more days of intense searching for the Beagle 2 lander, team leader Colin Pillinger said, "we have to begin to accept that, if Beagle 2 is on the Martian surface, it is not active." Before they completely give up hope, however, they're going to have the Mars Odyssey spacecraft send a command that will force the lander to reload its software. The lander should have entered a special mode on January 22 that kept it turned on all day and communicating.

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