Re: The rocky road to other worlds

Spike Jones (
Fri, 24 Sep 1999 19:52:22 -0700

Larry Klaes wrote:

> I wrote the article in response to the then recent failures
> of the Soviet Phobos 1 and 2 probes. One thing you will see
> is that failed Mars missions are not uncommon....

This is appropriate in light of today's news that the latest Mars mission was lost because of a navigation error on the part of JPL. {8-[

Hey but how about that Ikonos mission, aboard the Athena booster? Another successful project... {8-] spike