Portal:Spaceflight/Did you know/2008 Fortnight 2

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  • ...that less than half of missions sent to Mars have failed, leading some people to think that Mars is cursed?
  • ...that Galileo probe (pictured) discovered the first binary asteroid, 243 Ida/Dactyl?
  • ...that the New Horizons probe will pass within 10,000 kilometres of Pluto in 2015?