Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 11:47
Mars Express made its closest fly-by yet of Red Planet`s moon, Phobos, skimming past at only 45 km above its surface, on Dec. 29.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 12:44
European Space Agency`s Mars Express will be making its closest flyby yet of the Red Planet `s largest moon Phobos on December 29, skimming past at only 45 km above its surface.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 14:03
A new study has helped to confirm the idea that the surface of Phobos contains tons of dust, soil, and rock blown off the Martian surface by large projectile impacts.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 18, 2013, 19:24
Researchers have successfully completed a first series of field tests aimed at investigating how humans will explore and work on near-Earth asteroids (NEAs) and eventually the two moons of Mars, Phobos and Deimos.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 02, 2013, 17:05
Researchers have designed robot `hedgehogs` - about half a metre wide and covered in spikes - to explore the surface of the Martian moon Phobos.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 01, 2012, 09:14
Russia would make another attempt to send a Phobos-Grunt probe to Mars` satellite in 2018.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 14:10
Russia`s space agency today blamed the effect of cosmic radiation for the failure of its Phobos-Grunt Mars probe, which crashed over the Pacific Ocean earlier this month.
Last Updated: Monday, January 16, 2012, 18:13
Russian officials say they still have no firm information where a failed Mars moon probe plummeted to Earth, the day after it went down.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 14, 2012, 19:53
Russia believes fragments of its Phobos-Grunt probe which spiralled back to Earth after failing to head on a mission to Mars crashed today into the Pacific Ocean.
Last Updated: Friday, January 13, 2012, 08:27
A Russian spacecraft designed to burnish the nation`s faded space glory in a mission to one of Mars` moons has turned into one of the heaviest, most toxic pieces of space junk ever.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 12, 2012, 08:59
Russia`s space agency predicts that the fragments of a failed Russian space probe`s could fall into the Indian Ocean, far away from any populated areas.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 10, 2012, 14:39
The head of Russia`s beleaguered space programme hinted today that foreign powers may be behind the string of failures that struck his agency in the past year.
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