Space agency postpones Phobos contact until Monday

The European Space Agency (ESA) put off attempting to contact the stranded Russian Phobos-Grunt spacecraft until Monday, the head of the ESA office in Moscow said on Friday. Rene Pichel was speaking about Phobos-Grunt that became stuck at a low-Earth orbit due to engine failure that followed its launch on November 9. Pichel said the […]