View Full Version : Additional Attempts Fail to Reach Beagle 2

2005-Sep-16, 09:50 AM
SUMMARY: Mars Express has made several more attempts to reach the British-built Beagle 2 lander, and so far it hasn't received any communications. At this point the European Space Agency will go into a phase of radio silence until January 22, when Beagle 2 is supposed to go into a new communications mode where it will attempt to transmit a signal throughout the Martian day. It's expected that the teams will consider the probe a lost cause if it can't be reached by March.

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