European Mars Lander Missing British scientists continue to await news of a missing Mars probe Friday after two attempts to make contact with the Beagle 2 space craft failed in the hours after it was supposed to have landed on the Red Planet. Both a U.S. satellite and British radio telescope failed to pick up its signal. Pat Duggins of member station WMFE reports.
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European Mars Lander Silent

British scientists continue to await news of a missing Mars probe Friday after two attempts to make contact with the Beagle 2 space craft failed in the hours after it was supposed to have landed on the Red Planet. Both a U.S. satellite and British radio telescope failed to pick up its signal. Pat Duggins of member station WMFE reports.