View Full Version : Mars Express Gets Set to Locate Beagle 2

2005-Sep-11, 09:09 AM
SUMMARY: On January 7 and for the following three days, Mars Express will attempt to communicate with the missing Beagle 2 lander. Now that it's modified its orbit, Mars Express will pass directly over the region that Beagle 2 was thought to have landed. Previous attempts to reach the lander have been unsuccessful; however, Mars Express and Beagle 2 have been extensively tested to communicate with one another. The first attempt will happen on January 7 at 1215 UTC (7:15 pm EST January 6). The European Space Agency will announce their results a few hours later.

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