Monday, November 7, 2011 - 10:00 in Astronomy & Space
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia hopes to end a humiliating two-decade absence from deep space with the launch on Wednesday of an ambitious three-year mission to bring back a soil sample from Mars' moon Phobos.
- Mars Express acquires sharpest images of martian moon PhobosThu, 31 Jul 2008, 10:17:30 EDT
- Soil moisture and ocean salinity satellite ready for launchThu, 29 Oct 2009, 10:16:20 EDT
- Mars Express heading for closest flyby of PhobosMon, 1 Mar 2010, 11:44:53 EST
- Phobos flyby successThu, 4 Mar 2010, 11:26:05 EST
- Mars Express close flybys of martian moon PhobosFri, 21 Jan 2011, 12:03:46 EST