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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: 20 September (12 day launch window); landing 10 June 2023
  • Launch site: Baikonur, Kazakhstan
  • Launcher: Proton
ExoMars

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First deep drilling success for ExoMars

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Rover eyes
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Science in motion for ExoMars twin rover

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Trace Gas Orbiter at Mars
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ExoMars orbiter continues hunt for key signs of life on Mars

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First high-altitude drop test success for ExoMars parachute

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