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Nov 9, 2011

Russia launches Phobos-Grunt mission, to collect Mars moon dust (Video)

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Russia launched on Wednesday, November 09, 2011 its Phobos-Grunt spacecraft, as shown in the video below. Its mission is to get soil samples or dust from Phobos, a moon of Mars. As noted at Space.com on Tuesday, the unmanned Phobos-Grunt was launched at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday 12:16 a.m. (Russia time), or […]