13 Nov '11, 12am

Russian Mars Mission ‘Stuck’ in Low-Earth Orbit – Rocket Poses Danger in Re-Entry

Russian Mars Mission ‘Stuck’ in Low-Earth Orbit – Rocket Poses Danger in Re-Entry

is Russian for ‘ground’) is the most ambitious Russian space mission since its failed 1996 Mars mission (the craft exploded shortly after achieving Earth orbit) and was intended to help restore Russia to prominence in space exploration after many year of neglect. Costing an estimated 170 million USD, the 30,000 pound probe would deploy a small return craft to the surface of the moon, land, and scoop up soil samples, whereupon springs in its base would jolt the craft off the surface before the once and final igniting of its small engine, boosting it back into space and returning to Earth in August of 2014.

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