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Sunday, January 15, 2012
Phobos-Grunt has Crashed!
We just don't exactly know where... Western sources, quoting US strategic command said that Phobos-Grunt had crashed into the Pacific, before it could reach South America and cross into the Atlantic. According to a report by the Interfax news agency datelined 21:53 Moscow Time and quoting a representative of the Russian space forces Aleksei Zolotukhin remnants of the Phobos-Grunt spacecraft crashed in the Pacific at 21:45 Moscow Time (12:45 EST). Another official Russian news agency, - RIA Novosti -- reported that debris had fallen 1,250 kilometers west of Wellington Island in the Pacific, off the coast of Chile.