New Website Coming - 4th June 2018

It will be 7 years on March 13th since we launched SpaceVids back in 2011 and 5 years since the launch of the website - Since then the website has outgrown the Space sector and is in dire need of an upgrade. To mark the 5th anniversary we will be launching a brand new stunning website on April 2nd June 4th 2018, The new website will have all of the same videos along with historical data in a fully responsive view.

We have pushed launch back into June by a month to allow us to ensure the historical videos are all imported properly.

Launch of Phobos-Grunt Spacecraft & Yinghuo-1 Space Probe

A Zenit-2FG rocket launched the Phobos-Grunt spacecraft at 20:16 UTC today, November 8th 2011 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Fobus-Grunt is a sample return mission to Phobos, One of the moons of Mars. The spacecraft is expected to reach Mars’ orbit in September 2012, With a landing on Phobos scheduled for February 2013. The vehicle will then return up to 200 grams of soil from Phobos in August 2014. The Mars space probe Yinghuo-1 was also onboard the Zenit rocket. It is the first Chinese spacecraft to explore Mars, It will orbit Mars for around 2 years studying the planets surface, atmosphere, ionosphere and magnetic field.

Source: Roscosmos

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