The Beagle 2 Story

The Beagle 2 Story The Beagle 2 Story
  • Contact

    The British Interplanetary Society
    27/29 South Lambeth Road SW8 1SZ
    phone: 02077353160

  • Keywords

    Evening Lecture

  • Registration costs

    Members & Fellows Free, Non Members & Fellows £10.00

  • Working language

    English

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United Kingdom
Vauxhall, London

This is the story of how Beagle 2 came into being, from the initial lobbying by Colin Pillinger to the trials and tribulations of its design, manufacture, testing and launch. Then the long wait and the cruel disappointment when nothing was heard after its landing on Mars on Christmas Day in December 2003. Finally Phil will present some ideas on what might have gone wrong and look to future Mars programmes that will undoubtedly benefit from the lessons learned from Beagle 2...

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