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.
ExoMars highlights radiation risk for Mars astronauts, and watches as dust storm subsides19 September 2018 Astronauts on a mission to Mars would be exposed to at least 60% of the total radiation dose limit recommended for their career during the journey itself to and from the Red Planet, according to data from the ESA-Roscosmos ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter be...
Name Europe’s robot to roam and search for life on Mars20 July 2018 The UK Space Agency has launched a competition to name a rover that is going to Mars to search for signs of life.
Red Planet rover set for extreme environment workout29 May 2018 A representative model of the ExoMars rover that will land on Mars in 2021 is beginning a demanding test campaign that will ensure it can survive the rigours of launch and landing, as well as operations under the environmental conditions of Mars....