Russians Scramble to Save Stranded Mars Probe in Earth Orbit

Russia's space agency admitted it was racing the clock today to save its ambitious Mars probe, Phobos-Grunt, which was meant to bring back soil from the Martian moon Phobos, but instead is stranded in low Earth orbit. Sources told ABC News efforts to send corrective computer code to the ship's flight controller have failed because they have not been able to communicate with the spacecraft. "I think we have lost the Phobos-Grunt," Vladimir Uvarov, a former top space expert at the Russian...Full Story
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