ExoMars landing platform arrives in Europe with a name21 March 2019 The platform destined to land on the Red Planet as part of the next ExoMars mission has arrived in Europe for final assembly and testing – and been given a name.
InSight lander among latest ExoMars image bounty 14 March 2019
InSight lander among latest ExoMars image bounty 14 March 2019 Curious surface features, water-formed minerals, 3D stereo views, and even a sighting of the InSight lander showcase the impressive range of imaging capabilities of the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter.
Fit for Mars28 February 2019
Fit for Mars28 February 2019 Rovers are versatile explorers on the surface of other planets, but they do need some training before setting off. A model of Rosalind Franklin rover that will be sent to Mars in 2021 is scouting the Atacama Desert, in Chile, following commands from m...
ESA’s Mars rover has a name – Rosalind Franklin07 February 2019
ESA’s Mars rover has a name – Rosalind Franklin07 February 2019 The ExoMars rover that will search for the building blocks of life on the Red Planet has a name: Rosalind Franklin. The prominent scientist behind the discovery of the structure of DNA will have her symbolic footprint on Mars in 2021.
ExoMars software passes ESA Mars Yard driving test17 January 2019
ExoMars software passes ESA Mars Yard driving test17 January 2019 Navigation software destined for the ExoMars 2020 mission to the Red Planet has passed a rover-based driving test at ESA’s ‘Mars Yard’.
Oxia Planum favoured for ExoMars surface mission09 November 2018
Oxia Planum favoured for ExoMars surface mission09 November 2018 The ExoMars Landing Site Selection Working Group has recommended Oxia Planum as the landing site for the ESA-Roscosmos rover and surface science platform that will launch to the Red Planet in 2020.