No Signal Heard from Mars Lander

The European Space Agency has yet to hear from Beagle 2, a 73-pound spacecraft that was due to land on Mars Thursday morning. The silence is not entirely unexpected, but authorities had hoped for prompt evidence of a safe landing. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel and the BBC's Martin Redfern.

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