Amateur space enthusiasts may have discovered missing Soviet Mars lander

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April 13, 2013

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Photos captured from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter may provide new clues about a Soviet spacecraft that mysteriously vanished 40 years ago. In a press release published Thursday, NASA credited a group of amateur Russian space enthusiasts with discovering what could be remnants of the Mars 3 — a Soviet craft that successfully landed on Mars in 1971, before suddenly losing contact with the USSR seconds afterward.

via Amateur space enthusiasts may have discovered missing Soviet Mars lander | The Verge.



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