1433103 story Beagle 2 Probe Lands; No Signal Received Yet 364 Posted by michael on Thursday December 25, 2003 @09:31AM from the martian-air-defenses-work-perfectly dept. securitas writes "The BBC reports that Europe's Beagle 2 Mars lander has failed to broadcast its landing confirmation signal. While project leaders are trying to put a brave face on it, the failure is seen as a major setback. The Beagle is out of broadcast range but another contact attempt will be made later today, when they hope a signal will be detected. Another failed Mars mission will solidify Mars' reputation as a spacecraft graveyard. More at icWales and News24."