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Russian satellite 'may crash into Indian Ocean'

A Russian probe destined for a mission on Mars that failed shortly after lift-off in November is due to crash back to Earth this weekend.

Russian space agency estimates suggest debris could fall into the Indian Ocean.

Rory O'Neill, a US space reporter, told Radio 5 live Breakfast what happened to the probe, which is called Phobos-Grunt.

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Breakfast broadcasts weekdays 0600 to 0900 on Radio 5 live.

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