Phobos


This is a model of the Phobos Mars exploration spacecraft. Two of these were launched to Mars in 1988. The first spacecraft was lost enroute due to a command error. The second was lost shortly after entering Martian orbit and before close approach to the Martian moon Phobos.

Location: USAF Museum
Date: July 1993 (?)
Photo by: Karl D. Dodenhoff


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