Artist’s impression of the ExoMars 2020 rover. This image shows the rover as viewed from behind.
The rover will traverse the martian landscape on six wheels. Power is supplied to the rover by solar arrays. These are folded during the journey to Mars and deployed once the rover is on the martian surface.
Two UHF monopole antennas are used to communicate with Mars orbiters, including the Trace Gas Orbiter.
The antennas of the WISDOM ground-penetrating radar can be seen in this view. WISDOM is the Water Ice Subsurface Deposit Observation on Mars instrument suite, and will provide a detailed view of the Red Planet's shallow subsurface structure by sounding the upper layers of its crust. This will give three-dimensional geological context of the terrain covered by the rover.