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    I really did feel for the guy when Beagle 2 failed.

    Sad times for British science.

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    That's a shame.

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    Quote Originally Posted by original PM View Post
    I really did feel for the guy when Beagle 2 failed. ...
    Me too, although I had mixed feelings of the "mother-in-law driving off a cliff in your new car" variety as the thing was financed by the EU.

    Quite a few space scientists and astronomers seem to die of a brain haemorrhage. Maybe so much time spent craning their heads back to peer through telescopes strains and eventually weakens veins in their necks and heads similar to gin-slinger's neck.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OwlHoot View Post
    Me too, although I had mixed feelings of the "mother-in-law driving off a cliff in your new car" variety as the thing was financed by the EU.
    Quite a few space scientists and astronomers seem to die of a brain haemorrhage. Maybe so much time spent craning their heads back to peer through telescopes strains and eventually weakens veins in their necks and heads similar to gin-slinger's neck.
    Yes I did feel getting the piggy back from the american's did stink a bit of doing it on a budget....

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