Bits of Russia space probe set to fall Jan. 15
MOSCOW (AP) -- Fragments of a failed Russian space probe are now expected to fall to Earth on Jan. 15, officials said Wednesday.
The unmanned Phobos-Ground probe was launched Nov. 9 on what was supposed to have been a 2 1/2-year mission to the Mars moon of Phobus to take soil samples and fly them back to Earth, but it became stuck in Earth's orbit and attempts to send commands that could propel it toward the Mars moon were unsuccessful.
Glenn A. Walsh, Project Director,
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