Russia fights to prevent 18th failed Mars mission

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November 10, 2011
Fox News    
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"Russia's space agency has so far failed to contact its $13-million unmanned Phobos-Grunt Mars probe, which it lost contact with immediately after launch early on Wednesday -- and may end up as the 18th in a long string of unsuccessful Russian missions to the Red Planet. ... The probe is stuck in a dangerously low orbit, officials said, and if uncontacted could eventually crash down to Earth." (11/10/11)  

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