Nov 13, 2006 Aerospace & Defense

Contact lost with Mars Global Surveyor

By Mike Deliman

Contact lost with Mars spacecraft

Nasa’s Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft has been out of contact with Earth for more than a week.
Engineers have been trying to re-establish communication with the probe, which could be showing its age after 10 years in space.
The spacecraft has entered "safe mode", awaiting further instructions from controllers on Earth.

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