News tagged with exomars

Packing for Mars

Like surgeons in an operating room, the technicians work gowned and masked in ESA's ultraclean microbiology laboratory, ensuring a high-tech sensor will not contaminate the Red Planet with terrestrial microbes.

dateOct 22, 2014 in Space Exploration
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ExoMars orbiter core module completed

(Phys.org) —The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter module consisting of the spacecraft structure, thermal control and propulsion systems was handed over by OHB System to Thales Alenia Space France at a ceremony ...

dateFeb 04, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Desert trial for ESA Mars rover

(Phys.org) —Next week will see ESA's most ambitious planetary rover test yet. Robotic exploration of a Mars-like desert in South America will be overseen from the UK, providing experience for future missions ...

dateOct 07, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Will Russia rescue ExoMars?

After NASA was forced to back out the joint ExoMars mission with the European Space Agency due to budget constraints, ESA went looking for help with the planned multi-vehicle Mars mission. Now, reportedly ...

dateApr 11, 2012 in Space Exploration
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High speed at the edge of space

Students from the Cambridge University Spaceflight team (CUSF) have successfully tested model parachutes for the ExoMars lander. The ExoMars lander project is a European-led robotic mission to Mars. Working in conjunction ...

dateJul 01, 2011 in Space Exploration
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