ExoMars

mars rovers

A Rover Named After DNA Pioneer Rosalind Franklin is Headed for Mars in 2020

“This name reminds us that it is in the human genes to explore.”
Becky Ferreira
2.7.19
Mars

The ExoMars Lander May Have Crashed, but the Mission’s Orbiter Is Nailing It

“We are extremely happy and proud to see that all the instruments are working so well in the Mars environment.”
Becky Ferreira
11.29.16
nasa

Dead Mars Lander Thought It Had Safely Landed Before It Crashed

Four minutes and 41 seconds into its descent sequence, the European/Russian-built lander apparently got disoriented.
Becky Ferreira
10.25.16
nasa

NASA Images Reveal Where the ExoMars Mission Probably Crashed

The latest robotic victim of the Red Planet.
Samantha Cole
10.21.16
Mars

The ExoMars Lander Malfunctioned Within 50 Seconds of Touchdown on Mars

Did the historic ExoMars lander crash on Mars? ‘We don’t know,’ ESA says
Becky Ferreira
10.20.16
nasa

How to Watch ExoMars Land on the Red Planet on Wednesday

The European Space Agency and Roscosmos team up to look for life on Mars.
Becky Ferreira
10.18.16
nasa

China Plans to Send this Bad Boy to Mars in 2020

The 2020s are shaping up to be a busy and diverse era in Martian surface exploration.
Becky Ferreira
8.25.16
Space

Europe Is Launching a Mars Orbiter to Sniff Out Methane, And Therefore Life

Is there life on Mars?
Victoria Turk
3.11.16
Design

Britain’s Mapping Agency Made a Map of Mars

Ordnance Survey designed a map of the Martian surface in a format familiar to earthly wanderers.
Victoria Turk
2.15.16
FRANCE

Watch a Mars Rover Practice Its First Steps

The European Space Agency says this will be the "second most stressful moment" of the ExoMars 2018 mission.
Victoria Turk
11.5.15
Space

Searching for Life on Mars Is Really Hard

The ExoMars rover will head up to the Red Planet in 2019 to look for signs of life.
Robert McCallum
2.2.15
Space

A Giant, Red Planet-Inspired Sandpit Will Test Europe's First Mars Rover

ExoMars needs to learn to navigate in Mars-like conditions before its 2018 mission.
Victoria Turk
3.28.14
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