mars sample return

Phobos-Grunt and Yinghuo-1 Encapsulated for Voyage to Mars and Phobos

[/caption] Phobo-Grunt, Russia’s first interplanetary mission in nearly two decades, has now been encapsulated inside the payload fairing and sealed…

10 years ago

Russia Fuels Phobos-Grunt and sets Mars Launch for November 9

[/caption] Russia’s Space Agency, Roscosmos, has set November 9 as the launch date for the Phobos-Grunt mission to Mars and…

10 years ago

Phobos-Grunt and Yinghou-1 Arrive at Baikonur Launch Site to tight Mars Deadline

[/caption] Barely in the nick of time, Russia’s groundbreaking Phobos-Grunt interplanetary spacecraft to Mars finally arrived on Monday (Oct. 17)…

10 years ago

Phobos-Grunt: The Mission Poster

[/caption] Russia is marking the upcoming blastoff of their dauntingly complex Phobos-Grunt sample return mission to the Martian moon Phobos…

10 years ago

Daring Russian Sample Return mission to Martian Moon Phobos aims for November Liftoff

[/caption] In just over 3 weeks' time, Russia plans to launch a bold mission to Mars whose objective, if successful…

10 years ago