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Russian Mars Probe crashes into Pacific

Russia launched a scientific probe, meant to visit a Martian Moon, but it never made it out of the Earth’s orbit. It has crashed into the Pacific Ocean, around 700 miles west of Chile at the weekend, according to Russian Military spokesman. This probe, called the Phobos Grunt was circling …

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Russian Mars probe heads off course minutes after launch

The Russian Space Agency are facing worldwide embarrassment as they have already ran into problems only minutes after launching their space probe which was sent to collect rock and dust samples from a Martian moon. The probe was sent on a 33 month mission and according to reports is already …

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