Russian Space Mission Suffers Malfunction

Russia’s first interplanetary mission in more than two decades has suffered a malfunction.  The Phobos-Grunt was meant to travel millions of kilometers to the Mars moon, Phobos, and return to Earth in 2014 with a soil sample.  However, the mission is now in doubt.  Quoted by Interfax, Roskosmos chief Vladimir Popovkin said an engine failed […]