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Phobos-Grunt and Yinghuo-1
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The Russian Phobos sample return mission "Phobos-Grunt" was planned to carry a small Chinese-built satellite, "Yinghuo-1," to Mars.
The Phobos-Grunt mission ultimately failed on January 12, 2012.
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