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ExoMars Rover Testing On Earth Ahead Of 2018 Mission
2014-03-28 12:17:49

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A giant sand pit that mimics the surface of Mars will be helping test out the ExoMars rover before its trip to the Red Planet in four years. The European Space Agency (ESA) and Russia’s Roscosmos space agency collaborated on the ExoMars rover, which will be launched in 2018. The mission will help address questions about whether life ever existed on Mars by looking at its atmosphere and drilling into the planet’s surface. ESA...

ExoMars Agreement Approved Between Europe And Russia
2012-11-21 08:56:15

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Russia has come to an agreement with the European Space Agency (ESA) member states to take a significant role in planned Red Planet missions in 2016 and 2018. The 2016 mission will look for methane and other trace gases in the atmosphere and another in 2018 that aims to put a rover on the Martian surface. Russia stepping up fills a void left by the US who pulled back from the projects earlier this year. The American withdrawal looked...


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