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Sunday, January 15, 2012

Details: Russian space probe crashes into Pacific

MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's Defense Ministry says a failed probe designed to travel to a moon of Mars has crashed, showering debris over the southern Pacific, according to news reports.

The ministry said the fragments fell Sunday 1,250 kilometers (775 miles) west of Wellington Island.