18h 31min, nov 16, 1996 y - Mars 96
Failed Mars orbiter, lander, & 2 penetrators (Russian Space Agency)
The rocket carrying the spacecraft launched successfully, but its fourth stage ignited prematurely and sent the spacecraft crashing into the ocean. Several of the science instruments originally built for Mars 96 were later flown on ESA’s Mars Express.
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the videos are in the parts of Mars Exploration Rover Spirit...