Phobos-Grunt Has Returned To Earth

By Keith Cowing
January 15, 2012
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Phobos-Grunt Has Returned To Earth

According to RIA Novosti “Phobos-Grunt fragments have crashed down in the Pacific Ocean,” Russia’s Defense Ministry official Alexei Zolotukhin told RIA Novosti, adding that the fragments fell in 1,250 kilometers to the west of the island of Wellington. The spacecraft fell at about 21:45 on Sunday Moscow time [17:45 GMT].”

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