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#1 2003-05-21 14:16:31

Palomar
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Re: Europe "Mars Express" - Set for June 2, 2003 launch!

[color=#810541:post_uid5]http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/3039673.stm

--Cindy

Hopefully this hasn't been posted already...[/color:post_uid5]


We all know those Venusians: Doing their hair in shock waves, smoking electrical coronas, wearing Van Allen belts and resting their tiny elbows on a Geiger counter...

--John Sladek (The New Apocrypha)

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#2 2003-05-27 18:12:28

TJohn
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Re: Europe "Mars Express" - Set for June 2, 2003 launch!

[color=#000000:post_uid0]It's going to be delayed by a few days. 

http://www.space.com/missionlaunches/me … 30527.html[/color:post_uid0]


One day...we will get to Mars and the rest of the galaxy!!  Hopefully it will be by Nuclear power!!!

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#3 2003-06-02 13:01:21

Palomar
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Re: Europe "Mars Express" - Set for June 2, 2003 launch!

[color=#810541:post_uid14]*Go baby go!!

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tm....ssion_4

I can't wait to read the words some day:  "MANNED Spacecraft Blasts Off for Mars"!

--Cindy[/color:post_uid14]


We all know those Venusians: Doing their hair in shock waves, smoking electrical coronas, wearing Van Allen belts and resting their tiny elbows on a Geiger counter...

--John Sladek (The New Apocrypha)

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#4 2003-06-02 13:39:54

TJohn
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Re: Europe "Mars Express" - Set for June 2, 2003 launch!

[color=#000000:post_uid0]Looks like I got the NASA Mars mission and the ESA Mars mission mixed up!!  big_smile

I haven't looked around yet, but I assuming the the Beagle has taken off okay?[/color:post_uid0]


One day...we will get to Mars and the rest of the galaxy!!  Hopefully it will be by Nuclear power!!!

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#5 2003-11-25 11:13:00

Palomar
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Re: Europe "Mars Express" - Set for June 2, 2003 launch!

[color=#810541:post_uid7]Here's our Christmas gift!

*9 days ahead of U.S.  And that's the only hint I'm giving [need I even give a hint??].   :;):

--Cindy[/color:post_uid7]


We all know those Venusians: Doing their hair in shock waves, smoking electrical coronas, wearing Van Allen belts and resting their tiny elbows on a Geiger counter...

--John Sladek (The New Apocrypha)

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#6 2003-11-25 20:09:46

Gennaro
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Re: Europe "Mars Express" - Set for June 2, 2003 launch!

[color=#000000:post_uid0]Think it's plain wonderful we have three probes heading for Mars right at the same time. Can't wait for the bio experiment reports from Beagle 2.
smile

Too bad only that Nozomi couldn't manage to hang in there.[/color:post_uid0]

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#7 2003-12-07 04:20:26

Rxke
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Re: Europe "Mars Express" - Set for June 2, 2003 launch!

[color=#000000:post_uid0]old article about the 70% power issue...

BBC


Sometimes overengineering pays off smile[/color:post_uid0]


ExoMars' launcher's 2nd stage is probably en route to Mars. Unsterilised... yikes

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