Long-lost Beagle 2 found on Mars

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  1. aaronvan Suspended

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    Apparently it landed properly, but the solar panels never unfurled completely so it could not power-up and communicate with Earth. A pity, since it's mission was to directly looks for signs of life on Mars, past or present. That's something that Curiosity doesn't do.

    http://www.space.com/28286-europe-beagle-2-mars-lander-found.html
     
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