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Did Someone Put Out a Cosmic Hit on Russia's Mars

pigrabbitbear (2519384) writes | more than 2 years ago

Mars 1

pigrabbitbear writes "It’s been more than two months since Russia’s Phobos-Grunt spacecraft failed to complete its mission of landing on Mars’ moon Phobos and returning with a soil sample. It first went silent in orbit; it’s since crashed into the Pacific. Now, the director of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, Vladimir Popovkin, is suggesting that something, or someone, sabotaged the mission."
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Top Ten reasons for failure of Russian Mars Probe. (1)

walterbyrd (182728) | more than 2 years ago | (#38742746)

10. "Mars probe? What Mars probe?"
9. Forgot to use The Club
8. Those lying weasels at Radio Shack
7. Too much Tang
6. Made by G.E.
5. Them Martians musta shot it down with a ray gun
4. Heh, heh, heh ... Our space probe sucks -- heh, heh, heh
3. At least we didn't blow all our money on some dork screwing around with a car phone
2. Remember Watergate? Well, Nixon's up to his old tricks again!
1. Space monkeys

Ripped from 1993 David Letterman "Top Ten List" about a US Mars probe that was lost

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