June 2, 2003 Baikonur, Kazakhstan - Today the European Space Agency (ESA) launched its first mission to Mars called "Mars Express" aboard a Russian rocket from Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Attached to the orbiter was Britain's Beagle 2 lander which will land on the surface and look specifically for signs of Martian life. The "robotic geologist" will dig into Mars soil and sample the atmosphere hunting for organic material or methane gas produced by living organisms.
Click here to subscribe and get instant access to read this report.
Click here to check your existing subscription status.
Existing members, login below:
© 1998 - 2021 by Linda Moulton Howe.
All Rights Reserved.