Author: Tim O’Brien

  • The search for Beagle-2

    The search for Beagle-2

    Ten years ago today Jodrell Bank was much busier than usual on Christmas Day. Just before 3am on Christmas morning 2003, the British Beagle-2 spacecraft was due to land on Mars. Conceived by Professor Colin Pillinger’s team at the Open University, working with the University of Leicester and industrial/academic partners, Beagle-2 had been carried to […]