1,120 kg waiting at Baikonur in Kazakhstan on June 2, 2003, included 60 kg of a lander that would go missing on Mars. A cable was already missing from the remaining 1,060 kg. Without it, the Mars orbiter that also sat atop the rocket would miss almost a third of its projected solar power.
Absent a forgotten power cable, Mars Express still is a success circling the solar system's red planet. If you want success remembering, too, SaneBox can cable reminders to your email inbox directly:
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