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The mission

The ExoMars programme comprises two missions: the first – the Trace Gas Orbiter – launched in 2016 while the second, comprising a rover and surface platform, is planned for 2022. Together they will address the question of whether life has ever existed on Mars.

The launch

  • ExoMars 2016: 14 March 2016 (arrived 19 October 2016)
  • ExoMars 2022: August – October  (landing April or July 2023)
  • Launch site: Baikonur, Kazakhstan
  • Launcher: Proton
ExoMars

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ExoMars captures spring in martian craters

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A Sherlock Holmes for Mars
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A European dream team for Mars

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Trace Gas Orbiter at Mars
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ExoMars finds new gas signatures in the martian atmosphere

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Artist's impression of the ExoMars Trace Gas orbiter spotting daylight green oxygen at Mars
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ExoMars spots unique green glow at the Red Planet

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    ExoMars timeline

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    ExoMars rover completes environmental tests

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    ExoMars rover completes environmental tests
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    Ice-coated crater

    20/12/2019 2016 views 56 likes
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    Receding ice

    20/12/2019 2193 views 58 likes
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