Second ExoMars mission moves to next launch opportunity in 202002 May 2016 On 14 March 2016, the Roscosmos State Corporation and the European Space Agency (ESA) launched the jointly-developed ExoMars 2016 interplanetary mission, comprising the Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) and the Schiaparelli lander, on a Proton rocket from Baiko...
First light for ExoMars14 April 2016
First light for ExoMars14 April 2016 The ESA–Roscosmos ExoMars spacecraft are in excellent health following launch last month, with the orbiter sending back its first test image of a starry view taken en route to the Red Planet.
ExoMars performing flawlessly23 March 2016
ExoMars performing flawlessly23 March 2016 Following a spectacular liftoff, ESA’s ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter is performing flawlessly en route to the Red Planet.
ExoMars on its way to solve the Red Planet’s mysteries14 March 2016 The first of two joint ESA-Roscosmos missions to Mars has begun a seven-month journey to the Red Planet, where it will address unsolved mysteries of the planet’s atmosphere that could indicate present-day geological – or even biological – activity.
ExoMars launch updates14 March 2016
ExoMars launch updates14 March 2016 Updates from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan for the launch of ExoMars 2016 today.
Mission control ready for Mars launch12 March 2016
Mission control ready for Mars launch12 March 2016 ESA’s mission control conducted the dress rehearsal for the ExoMars launch today, an important final step in preparing the ground teams and systems for the 14 March departure to the Red Planet.