Final ‘last resort’ to find Beagle 2 before work begins on successor The Independent

British scientists have begun planning a Beagle 3 mission to Mars for launch in 2007, even as they try their final “last resort” attempt to contact the missing Beagle 2 lander. A full review of what may have gone wrong with the craft will be led by Professor Colin Pillinger, the chief scientist on the Beagle 2 mission, at the beginning of February.