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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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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'