Beagle 2: Mission to Mars — current status

Gibson, E. K.; Pillinger, C. T.; Wright, I. P.; Morgan, G. H.; Yau, D.; Stewart, J. L. C.; Leese, M. R.; Praine, I. J.; Sheridan, S.; Morse, A. D.; Barber, S. J.; Ebert, S.; Groesmann, F.; Roll, R.; Rosenbauer, H. and Sims, M. R. (2004). Beagle 2: Mission to Mars — current status. In: 35th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 15-19 Mar 2004, Houston, Texas, USA.



Beagle 2, developed in the UK, was launched on June 2, 2003. It landed on Mars on December 25th, 2003 in Isidis Planitia, a large sedimentary basin. To date, the team is awaiting signals from the Beagle 2 lander. Current status of the mission will be reported.

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