Russia-Europe Probe Set for Stormy Mars Landing

Russia and Europe's space agencies are preparing Wednesday to land a probe on Mars amid a rare planet-encircling dust storm that has only been observed nine times since the early 20th century. The ExoMars mission’s spacecraft called Schiaparelli will attempt to land at 16:48 CET. ExoMars used to be a joint U.S.-Europe program but in 2012 President Barack Obama announced a cut in the planetary science division’s budget that forced the Europeans to reach out to the other space masters, Russia. (Video simulation courtesy of ESA - European Space Agency)

Former Ambassador Hubbard Calls N. Korea Threat Palpable
07:10 - Former U.S. Ambassador to South Korea and Philippines Thomas Hubbard weighs in on North Korean tensions. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia." (Source: Bloomberg)
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