Exomars

08.12.19
Second failure of ExoMars parachute test throws schedule in jeopardy
08.12.19

Second failure of ExoMars parachute test throws schedule in jeopardy

The mission team still hopes to launch next year.

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05.06.19
Dust storms may have stolen all of Mars' water
05.06.19

Dust storms may have stolen all of Mars' water

The winds that killed Opportunity may have ended any chance for life on the red planet.

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11.12.18
The ExoMars rover may search for life near the Red Planet's equator
11.12.18

The ExoMars rover may search for life near the Red Planet's equator

A mineral-rich site is the most likely destination for the robot.

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09.19.18
Mars trips may involve less radiation exposure than previously thought
09.19.18

Mars trips may involve less radiation exposure than previously thought

Astronauts might 'just' face 60 percent of their career radiation dose.

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03.31.18
ESA tests its giant Mars mission parachute
03.31.18

ESA tests its giant Mars mission parachute

The agency doesn't want to repeat Schiaparelli's crash.

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05.24.17
Doomed Mars lander wasn't equipped for supersonic conditions
05.24.17

Doomed Mars lander wasn't equipped for supersonic conditions

Conditions during the Mars descent were more severe than anyone expected.

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12.03.16
ESA will fund ExoMars 2020 despite Schiaparelli's demise
12.03.16

ESA will fund ExoMars 2020 despite Schiaparelli's demise

ExoMars 2020 will send a rover to the red planet.

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11.30.16
ESA tests ExoMars orbiter's cameras and instruments
11.30.16

ESA tests ExoMars orbiter's cameras and instruments

The ExoMars mission lost its lander, but its probe is in great shape.

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11.24.16
Mars probe crashed because it misjudged where the ground was
11.24.16

Mars probe crashed because it misjudged where the ground was

An inertial measurement unit failed for one second, but that was enough to ruin the mission.

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