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Two possible landing sites chosen for ESA’s ExoMars Rover

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13 April 2017
Oxia Planum
This photo of Oxia Planum has been given different colours to show the height of the land. The shapes are possible ExoMars landing areas.
Credits: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin & NASA MGS MOLA Science Team
Mawrth Vallis
Mawrth Vallis is around the middle of this photo. It is one of the largest valleys on Mars.
Credits: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO
ExoMars landing site candidates
This map of Mars shows potential ExoMars landing sites. Now just Oxia Planum and Mawrth Vallis are in the running.
Credits: ESA/CartoDB
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