Timeline for the Phobos Sample Return Mission (Phobos Grunt)

by Louis D. Friedman In mid-October, I attended the First Moscow Solar System Symposium. Its focus was mostly on Phobos science and plans for next year’s launch of the Phobos Sample Return Mission (also known as Phobos-Grunt), on which The Planetary Society will be flying the Living Interplanetary Flight Experiment. The Phobos Sample Return Mission (PhSRM) will also carry a Chinese Mars Orbiter, Yinghuo-1: the first interplanetary spacecraft of ….

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