posted on Jan, 26 2004 @ 08:26 AM
British scientists say they have failed in their latest attempts to make contact with Britain's lost Beagle 2 probe, the news was revealed in a
solemn press conference.
New contact attempts were made by the Mars Express orbiter, the mother ship of Beagle 2 as it passed over the suspected landing site on Saturday and
The probe has been out of contact since it landed on Christmas Day despite the numerous attempts to revive it, the cause of failure is still
However all is not lost as the great beagle hunt will be continuing until a cause of silence has been determined, the team from camden is currently
setting out the rest of their options but if scientists have not communicated with Beagle 2 successfully by the middle of next month, the probe will
almost certainly be written off.
While in orbit, Mars Express is continuing to transmit scientific data and spectacular images of the Martian surface back to Earth.
[Edited on 30-1-2004 by Nerdling]