ExoMars orbiter images Phobos06 December 2016
ExoMars orbiter images Phobos06 December 2016 The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter has imaged the martian moon Phobos as part of a second set of test science measurements made since it arrived at the Red Planet on 19 October.
First views of Mars show potential for ESA’s new orbiter29 November 2016
First views of Mars show potential for ESA’s new orbiter29 November 2016 ESA’s new ExoMars orbiter has tested its suite of instruments in orbit for the first time, hinting at a great potential for future observations.
ESA’s new Mars orbiter prepares for first science 18 November 2016
ESA’s new Mars orbiter prepares for first science 18 November 2016 The ExoMars orbiter is preparing to make its first scientific observations at Mars during two orbits of the planet starting next week.
Icy surprises at Rosetta's comet 17 November 2016
Icy surprises at Rosetta's comet 17 November 2016 As Rosetta’s comet approached its most active period last year, the spacecraft spotted carbon dioxide ice – never before seen on a comet – followed by the emergence of two unusually large patches of water ice.
Schiaparelli crash site in colour03 November 2016
Schiaparelli crash site in colour03 November 2016 New high-resolution images taken by a NASA orbiter show parts of the ExoMars Schiaparelli module and its landing site in colour on the Red Planet.
A record of ancient tectonic stress on Mars03 November 2016
A record of ancient tectonic stress on Mars03 November 2016 Sets of ridges and troughs some 1000 km north of the giant Olympus Mons volcano contain a record of the intense tectonic stresses and strains experienced in the Acheron Fossae region on Mars 3.7–3.9 billion years ago.
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