Exomars

11.30.16
ESA tests ExoMars orbiter's cameras and instruments
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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
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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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10.19.16
The ESA's ExoMars mission looks like a success so far (Updated)
10.19.16

The ESA's ExoMars mission looks like a success so far (Updated)

But the space agency has yet to confirm that its Schiaparelli module touched down safely.

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08.12.16
The European Space Agency will land on Mars in October
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The European Space Agency will land on Mars in October

The Schiaparelli module is on a brief mission to study the planet's electrical fields.

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