On this date, July 7th, 1988, the Soviet Union launched the first of two Mars missions named Phobos 1 & 2. The mission was ended when power was lost due to a software error.
Follow Mars Society President Dr. Robert Zubrin as he attemps to convince the world that Mars is the next stage of human space travel.
Old video from unkown source provides detailed analysis regarding the Phobos 2 incident. Some of the footage is unique making this video essential to anyone learning the facts behind the event. Both parts are included here.
A distinctive feature on the suface of Phobos has attracted the attention of scientists and UFO researchers alike since the publication of highly detailed images in 1998 by NASA taken by the Mars Global Surveyor. A monolith about 85 meters wide is clearly evident in images SPS252603 and SPS255103. It is large enough to cast […]
Phobos and Deimos were first identified by American astronomer Asaph Hall in 1877 while working at the US Naval Observatory. Using the worlds largest refracting telescope, the UNSO 26 inch (66 cm) telescope, Hall made a number of significant astronomical discoveries. (Wiki) He also named a major feature on Phobos, The Stickney Crater, after his […]