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post Mar 8 2004, 01:53 PM
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The Atmosphere at high altitude may have been to thin to slow Bealge 2 enough during the entry, article here:

"The Beagle 2 lander could have crashed into Mars because the atmosphere on the planet was less dense than expected.

UK mission scientists told a London meeting the probe may simply have been going too fast for its parachute and airbags to bring about a soft landing. "

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/3543295.stm
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