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Tykeanaut
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posted 08-15-2011 04:10 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Tykeanaut   Click Here to Email Tykeanaut     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Am I correct in thinking that the US is the only country to have successfully landed unmanned probes on Mars, six I believe?

rjscott
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posted 08-15-2011 06:18 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for rjscott   Click Here to Email rjscott     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
The Soviet Union landed Mars 3, so succesful in that it didn't crash, but they lost contact with it very soon afterwards.

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